My #1 classroom goal this year? To have more fun. When I told my students my “fun goal” this past August, most looked at me skeptically and said, “Fun? Is this a trick? In the past few years, I’ve gotten lost in the standards and designed a lot of heavy hitting assignments. … [Read more...] about What is a classroom escape room?
Don’t get me wrong -- I love candy. And, a jolly rancher, a tootsie roll, or a starburst can work wonders in the classroom for student motivation and enthusiasm. So can pizza parties, and cupcake days, and brunch, and...I’ve had so many types of food parties I can’t even keep … [Read more...] about 31 Whole-Class Incentives and Rewards That Aren’t Food