Saturday, September 21, 2013

voice levels

For some reason, my students are super talkative this year.

They've been this way since second or third grade, so I know it's not me.

Across the grade level, we just have a lot of talkers.

Talking is a wonderful thing and I like that my students are so eager to share their thoughts with one another.

However, when the volume escalates quickly and I can't hear my small group, we have a problem.

I'm trying the "my turn" and "your turn" strategy to reinforce that in my classroom, we share and respect one another.

I found this:

I want to recreate it for my classroom :)  

Perhaps it will drive home my point!

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