Organized center boards help students know where they are supposed to go during center time, which reduces management problems.
Teaching With Love and Laughter: My Reading Block (Warning: Long Post!), GREAT explanation of first grade literacy centers! Like the checklist idea!
Play Center Management - they only site which actually takes into consideration that children learn best through playing freely not not by boxes and themes which adults have made
Centers SANITY • LIGHTS off=voices off, hands on head, eyes on teacher • STARS rewarded to groups that stay on task • TEACH kids to whisper using vibrations in throat • UH OH reminds them to whisper
centers... I could do something like this instead of my big pocket chart.
I like this poster for center choice. The students put a clothespin with their name on it on one of the dots, when all of the dots for a center are full they need to make another choice. Saves space and is neat and tidy, Love it!
Use Powepoint to display your centers rotations.
Twinkl Resources >> How Many Can Play Here Name Posters >> Thousands of printable primary teaching resources for EYFS, KS1, KS2 and beyond! display, poster, classroom area display, child self management
Loaded with centers management ideas great for kindergarten or first grade! Tons of ideas for your classroom too!
Black and Neon. Listening Center. First Grade Fancy: The BIG Classroom Reveal