Tips for Calming the Angry Child PLUS 8 Calming Tools to do ANYWHERE - Views From a Step Stool Tips for Calming the Angry Child: Why it's ok to be upset, and how we can help our kids learn to calm themselves anywhere!
**Updated - I put the attention getters into a table format**I use these Whole Brain Teaching attention getters on a daily basis with my ELL students. These attention getters are a great way to improve your classroom management. I usually pick one
Short vowels: "Shake it" short vowel sounds song. get those kinesthetic learners learning and moving. While students sing the song, they shake the body part that goes with the vowel. There are also pictures included for visual learners.
Learn how to spell the colors with these jazzy little jingles (from the Color Songs CD by Frog Street Press). My son's PreK teacher uses these! They work! Kids learn how to spell their color words very easily when they learn it in a song.
Change Passive Voice to Active Voice. writing sentences in passive voice is discouraged b/c it can obscure the subject of the sentence & confuse the reader. It also usually creates a wordy and awkward sentence construction.