Chandni Thakkar

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Recent Posts by Chandni

Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:54 PM in Teaching kids with ADHD
Hello, I also have quite a few students in my class who have ADHD. However these kids are in third grade and are in a self contatined classroom, so all subjects are taught. What works best for my students is that I always chunk their work. Meaning that if we were doing something that had 20 problems, then I would divide their work into two sections- 10 problems each. This would allow the stude...

Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:46 PM in Considering Prior Knowledge
Hey Amanda! Fantastic post! You make an excellent point. Prior knowledge should be activated in every subject, no matter what. The problem is that our students are so diverse that it is very hard to know who brings what into the classroom. As the teacher, we should be very aware of this and not make any students feel bad because they were not previously aware of something. I think a great way ...

Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:40 PM in Classroom Management Ideas
Hello Sherita, I can relate to this post so much, because classroom management is something I truly struggle with. My group of kids are very tough and they are very wiggly. That being said, when it comes to lab time, they know not to play around. My expecatations are very clear, if they cross the line they will pay the time. For example, we use class dojo in our classroom so when it is labtime...