Tag Archive: tips and tricks

Task Before You Ask

Downloaded from: http://primarynotes29.blogspot.com/2013/05/task-before-you-ask.html Cheryl K. on the Primary Chorister’s Facebook Group shared this very, very helpful classroom management tip: -> “Hands down, the BEST teaching advice I’ve ever been given is called, ‘Task before you ask.’ When you ask a question, give the kids something to do in response, or else they will all call out at once (because they all think you are talking to only them). This technique…
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Line-By-Line Learning

Downloaded from: http://primarynotes29.blogspot.com/2013/02/line-by-line-learning.html Have each class learn one line of the song. Have that class stand up and sing their line. Tell the other kids not to listen to what the others are singing….kind of a reverse psychology. After singing line by line… ask if anyone could sing the whole song…all parts…- act very surprised that they all can do it. The kids will be very happy that they have…
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Cereal Boxes

Downloaded from: http://primarynotes29.blogspot.com/2013/02/cereal-boxes.html image sourceCereal boxes are a great source for cardboard! Especially when you’re making something you want to last. Glue your pieces to a flattened cereal box, then laminate (or faux laminate). Cereal boxes are a great alternative to poster board.