Classroom Routines for Real Learning

Student-Centered Activities that Empower and Engage

Classroom routines are the sequence and the order that students are asked to follow, be it walking in line though the hall, raising hands to sharpen pencils, or answering "present" when their name is called for attendance. Established routines run themselves, they are the well-oiled machines that can make a classroom function.

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Classroom routines are the sequence and the order that students are asked to follow, be it walking in line though the hall, raising hands to sharpen pencils, or answering "present" when their name is called for attendance. Established routines run themselves, they are the well-oiled machines that can make a classroom function.

But routines can also provide the groundwork for a learning environment that nourishes student-driven learning. Simple structured routines can help maximize lear...read more

About the Author(s)

Jennifer Harper loves her role as a classroom teacher. She has spent her teaching career in Ontario's public system, abroad, and in private schools, covering every grade at the primary and junior levels. She is currently surrounded by boys, teaching at Upper Canada College.

Kathryn O’Brien loves being in a classroom that hums with energy. Her teaching career has been spent in Ontario’s public system, abroad and in private schools, spanning every grade at the junior level. She currently works with very inspiring artists in her role as Primary Art teacher at Upper Canada College.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1: Establishing Routines
Chapter 2: Beginning the School Day
Chapter 3: Building a Classroom Community
Chapter 4: Independent Work and Executive Functioning
Chapter 5: Working Collaboratively
Chapter 6: Routines for Assessment
Chapter 7: Ending the School Day
Chapter 8: Routines Beyond the Classroom
Professional Resources
Acknowledgments
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-6
Media: 128 pp/paper
Year: 2015
Item No: 8297
ISBN: 978-1-55138-297-5

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