Perry Hall Middle School
Quote of the Week
"Ultimately, what matters is not only how well you can collaborate in groups, but the quality of the mind you bring to the group." David Brooks
Focus on Cooperative Learning
Have students use post-its to share what "stuck" with them from the lesson.
CHAMPS: A proactive and positive approach to classroom management
Randy Sprick's CHAMPS approach is a great way to identify and explain what you expect from students in five important areas of behavior.
Conversation: What kind of conversation is acceptable?
Help: How should students ask for help?
Activity: What should the students be doing?
Movement: What kind of movement is acceptable?
Participation: What does appropriate participation look like?