visuals - adding meaning to our words and routines
We also know that predictability is important. Each day follows a similar routine. As students become older and learn the skill of "reading" their schedule we will be able to introduce changes with less anxiety.
small pieces of pretzels or cereal to reinforce correct responses. It is amazing how motivated our students are to work for such small prizes!
Playground - Follows the morning routine. I alternate students who stay in and do Table Time with me.
At the end of the day, everyone feels that they have given 100% and that's the way it should be!