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11 Keeping Students Engaged at the End of the Year

Not So Wimpy Teacher Podcast

Release Date: 04/29/2019

Dear Tired Teacher show art Dear Tired Teacher

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December is a tough month in the classroom.

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Differentiating Vocabulary Instruction show art Differentiating Vocabulary Instruction

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In this episode, I quickly review this routine, but if you want to read more details, click HERE.

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When You Have Students Who Don’t Celebrate the Holidays show art When You Have Students Who Don’t Celebrate the Holidays

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Do you have students in your classroom family that do not celebrate the holidays?

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What is teacher and staff morale like at your school? Is there a lot of positivity and teachers are happy to come to school? Or, is there a lot of negativity and frustration. Do teachers feel supported or do they feel like no one appreciates them?

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Sometimes making these plans can seem redundant or less than lively, because it’s the same thing year after year. We talk about the Thanksgiving story, the Mayflower, and the feast. We have students write about what they are thankful for and make turkeys by painting their hands. It’s the same year after year.

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Why I Took Grammar Out of Writing Workshop show art Why I Took Grammar Out of Writing Workshop

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Do you teach grammar during your writing workshop time? If I were to ask you what you are teaching in writing this week, would it be a list of grammar skills such as capitalization, punctuation, and parts of speech?

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Teaching is tough work. You just can’t argue with that. It’s easy to get stressed out, overwhelmed and burn out.

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If you have been teaching for long, you have probably had an uncomfortable incident with a parent or two. It’s almost inevitable. Even the greatest teachers out there will have an angry parent from time to time. You certainly are not alone.

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Why ditch the spiral review worksheets?

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Rounding seems like it would be a simple skill to teach, but those of you who have done it before know that it is anything but simple!

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It's the end of the school year!

The end of the year can be super fun, but it can also be incredibly challenging!

How will you keep your students engaged at the end of the year? I have ten tips and activities to share with you that are sure to keep the kiddos learning and having a blast. The great news is that none of these activities will require much teacher prep.

Need more information about any of the activities that I mentioned? Click on this link to grab all of the details.
https://www.notsowimpyteacher.com/2016/04/keeping-students-engaged-at-end-of-year.html