Give your students a hair tie and have them group themselves by whatever color they are! It's easy and works great for field trip groups, PE, and in the classroom for group activities. Make your transitions smooth and quick!
Tired of teacher-led guided reading? Want to try out book clubs in your classroom? The trouble with that is student accountability! This post will share one way to hold your students accountable even they are working in a group without you
Use colored dots to make groups easy. Put a different colored dot on each desk in a group. When you need to have a student from each table do something, you can simply ask for all the green dots to bring you the papers from their group.
The teacher asks questions to stimulate discussion that serves different purposes (e., probing for learner understanding, helping learners articulate their ideas and thinking processes, stimulating curiosity, and helping learners to question).