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assignment. For example, Chris Clark, a secondary history teacher,
assigns students a number from one to six at the beginning of class.
She designates a part of the room for each number. If students have
that number, that is their group and assigned work space. • Other Repetitive Classroom events: Teachers may reduce the
negative effects of activities like fire drills, lock-downs, or entering
and leaving the classroom by providing their students with advanced
guidance and information about these types of events. John Miller, a
second grade teacher, puts a letter to his students on the door every
Monday. It basically welcomes them back, informs them of any 9 special events that are going to happen that day, and tells them what
they should be doing when they enter the classroom.
The second step in establishing a routine is to teach it to your students.
With secondary students, this may be as simple as modeling the procedure and
providing reminders until it becomes familiar to them. The modeling for younger
students might involve actually role-playing the exp...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08