Student-led Classroom Decorations
I teach a classroom of emotionally and behaviorally challenged students. During the winter holidays, I allow each student to make and display classroom decorations reflecting a holiday or tradition of their choice. They also research and write about these traditions in order to share their findings with the rest of the class, as well as with other classes in our school. This project fulfills multicultural and historical standards while effectively engaging students in a way they enjoy.
The article above appeared in the December 2011 edition of the Classroom Connection Newsletter. Read more really good tips and tricks from that issue below: