Practice Seven – Implementation Ideas

  1. Creating Positive Dialogue by Redirecting with Quotes -  Strategies for the use of Quotes including a variety of practical examples and printable quote posters
  2. Practice 2 - Educators and learners speak in complete sentences and address one another by name, demonstrating mutual respect and common courtesy.
  3. Procedure for Designating Time for Formal or Casual Speech Example
  4. Lower Elementary Memorization Strategies
  5. How To Memorize Quotes and Poetry
  6. 9 Amazing tricks to teach your students to memorize. - 9 types of memory tools
  7. Public Speaking Tips  by Toastmasters - select from menu for tips in a variety of areas for public speaking
  8. How to Give a Great Presentation - 7:04 min. - 7 presentation skills and tips
  9. Writing Strategies - List of writing resources and activities for all grade levels
  10. Book of Wisdom - A journaling strategy that supports character development
  11. We're ALL Stars’ Activity - for grades 3-12)    Activity to recognize and affirm individual strengths
    1. Star Activity Pattern - Star pattern to be used with lower elementary
    2. How to make a 5 pointed star - How-to-fold a 5 point origami star
    3. 5 Point Star Directions
    4. How to Make a 5 point star video - 1:17 min.
  12. Favorite Scene from 'Dead Poets Society'   2:46 min.  - Have learners view, discuss, and journal to apply personally.
  13. Five Ways to Start Your Lessons - 1:28 sec. Video with 7 ideas for beginning a lesson.
  14. Hand’y Curriculum Connections Page One, Page Two - graphic organizer incorporate the six questions to analyze any piece of literature/curriculum content           Hand'y Curriculum Connections - Digital download
  15. Six Question Cube - Question Cube with the six basic questions, Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How
  16. Rise and Shine Ideas -  Ideas for learners to use presentation skills in an assembly
  17. Different Voices Activity – May be used with “Tone of Voice” poem
  18. Tone of Voice” - Author Unknown  - poem
  19. Minute Mania Verbal Fluency - quick effective pre-writing strategy
  20. Writing Fluency Strategy -  pre-writing strategy that works to prevent writer’s block
  21. Neck Up, Check Up – poster  - Use to have learners reflect on personal attitude before beginning writing/presentation
  22. Creeds - multiple resources on creeds -  quotes, literature, memorization and how-to-write-a-creed strategies, etc.
  23. Character Resources  - Tips for creating positive dialogue, quotes, poetry, and literature
  24. The First 2 to 6 MInutes of Class   - 10 Ideas for beginning class
  25. Classic Literature Resources -  Anthology of resources for myths, fables, folk tales, and other classic literature  (some interactive)
  26. Using "Think-Time" and "Wait-Time" Skillfully in the Classroom. - article giving the “HOW” for using think time and wait time as well as strategies to implement additional processing time
  27. Wait Time for Questions - article giving the ‘WHY’ for using wait time as well as other tips.
  28. Journaling Tips  -   Why journaling is important and tips for implementing.
  29. Tips for Motivation and Encouragement  - Multiple online resources
  30. 8 Ways to Build A Trusting Relationship
  31. Self-reflection Strategies - includes reflection writing stems, poster, a One-Minute Feedback strategy, etc. - All Age Levels
  32. 12 Printable Online Resources and Tips for Using Graphic Organizers - Includes a variety of graphic organizers including some in Spanish.
  33. State Changes
    1. 4x4 Task Cards with State Changes