Countdown

Teacher Tip – How the Simplest Trick Can Be Most Effective


Using a countdown in class is a basic way to regain control. While for many of us this may be an obvious technique, I recently had a teaching assistant who was amazed by its power…

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Name Juggle - Concentration Name Game

Drama Name Game – Name Juggle


**Note: this activity requires tennis balls or similar.** Add another to your collection of name games in preparation for meeting your new class. Name Juggle is an energetic warmup that helps students learn each other’s…

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Girl with her finger on her lips encouraging silence.

Teacher Tip | How to Use Silence in Classroom Management


We’ve all been in situations where noise is getting a little out of hand with our students or children. Sometimes it can be difficult to resist the urge to scream oneself, but is there a…

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