Being Prepared for ClassFrom Legally Blonde: Elle Wood's First Class at Harvard Law goes terribly wrong.
Talking Points: Know what is needed each day for my class. Come prepared fully ready to learn.
Get To Class On TimeFrom Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Spicoli meets Mr. Hand for the first time.
Talking Points: I'm not Mr. Hand, but I do care about what you learn in my class. First few days I understand why you might be late, but as an 8th Grade Student I expect you to be in your seat when the bell rings. We have a lot to do each day and a lot to learn about this year so we go from bell to bell. So you don't want to be late and miss out important information.
Why Class Participation is ImportantFrom Ferris Bueller's Day Off: A Boring Lesson on Economics
Talking Points: My Promise to my students. I wont be the teacher in the clip if you won't be the students in the clip. Specially the last student...ewww gross.
Getting the Teacher's Attention Appropriately
Shrek: Donkey volunteers to help Shrek go find Lord Farquaad
Talking Points: I want you to participate in class, but there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. I will get you to participate this year by having you raise your hand, whole class choral response, and we will use an interactive response system called Socrative. Remember, you get out of class what you put into it.
Being At Class is Important:Ferris Bueller's Day Off: Ben Stein takes attendance
Talking Points: I want you here to learn so please be at class.
Why We Have Homework a.ka. Formative PracticeAllen Iverson explains why he wasn't at Practice
Talking Points: Sports, Music, and School requires practice to develop your skills. Formative Work (practice) is just as important as Summative Work (Game/Performance)
What are some ways you help teach room expectations? I would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below.