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Powerful Transitions: Make Every Minute Count in the Classroom

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<ul><li> 1. Activities by Jill Make Every Minute County With Powerful Transitions By Lauren Cassidy </li></ul> <p> 2. Establish Equip Engage Evaluate We will establish a common language of what effective transitions look like in the classroom. We will equip ourselves with new strategies to integrate into our schedules for transition times. We will engage in collaborative discussions and planning. Exit Slip The 4Es of Todays Session 3. Activities by Jill Count the number of transitions you use on average in your classroom in one day 4. Activities by Jill Find a Partner Discuss what transition times look like in your classroom. 5. Activities by Jill Taking Notes 6. Activities by Jill Consider This 90 Minute Reading Block -5 minutes to find a misplaced book 85 -5 minutes to redirect after a fuss 80 -5 minutes for bathroom breaks or pencil sharpening 75 -5 minutes of interruptions during small group instruction 70 minutes of reading Sound Familiar???? 7. Activities by Jill Model Transitions Provide multiple opportunities for students to practice Monitor and provide feedback Reteach as needed 8. Activities by Jill Transition times in the classroom have the potential to be chaotic and unorganized, not to mention they can waste valuable teaching time. I use something called Preferred Activity Time to minimize transition times, keep students quiet and orderly and get to the next task quickly. P.A.T Preferred Activity Time Transition times in the classroom have the potential to be chaotic and unorganized, not to mention they can waste valuable teaching time. Use Preferred Activity Time to minimize transition times, keep students quiet and orderly and get to the next task quickly. 9. Activities by Jill Maximize Instruction By Adding Content Into Transitions 10. Activities by Jill Try to weave an ACADEMIC twist into transitions. Brain Breaks Deck of Cards Math Facts 11. Activities by Jill Secret Student 12. Activities by Jill What will POWERFUL transitions look like in your classroom? 13. Activities by Jill EXIT SLIP On a sticky note write down a takeaway you will use in your classroom during transitions or a question you still have. Place it in the session Parking Lot! 14. Activities by Jill Lauren Cassidy lauren.cassidy@imagineschools.com Thank You!!!!!!! </p>