Morgan Bleakley gave third graders ownership of the cafeteria walls. What DO they think belongs there??
After reading chapter 4 in Shift This, Mrs. Boykin shared her inspiration for how she'd like her students to decorate the room!
In July, she shared that she'd like for her students to Skype or have a Google Hangout with an expert during this process, as well. She's figuring out the details...
Just yesterday, she shared photos of the challenge and some of her students' work! She said it's "so hard to letting my students take control of decorating the class." No doubt! These students will know it's THEIR classroom. Check it out!
Now the middle of September, Mrs. Boykin teases her followers with this message and photos:
Lisa Scumpieru asked her students to draw images/words. She has 120+ students. She will use their artwork displayed in Google Classroom as the headers!
On September 7th, Kimberly Maratto posted photos of blank bulletin boards in her middle school classroom...
Just two days later, students took ownership!
What are their plans for next week? They'll be working on desk arrangements!!
Tania Jackson shares here guidelines for "flexible work stations." Desk are homebase, and it's a gradual shift for students and teacher!
Jamie Watts has been making some changes, and she's so ready to rock her first day of school!
First, the classroom environment has shifted a bit...
And how about those messages on the wall and whiteboard table?!
They lead to the supplies for students to access without asking...
And 36 containers of PlayDoh later, she's ready for her first day of school with her math classes...
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