The Ten Minute Teacher Vocabulary Games — Love It or Chunk It?

I’m on a quest for one hundred percent engagement.  If our kids were more interested in what we do at school, then they will perform better in our classes.  This vocabulary game is definitely fun, and it once again takes very little prep for the teacher.  You can even have a student help organize the game and make the clue balls.  Are you ready to learn how to facilitate Love it or Chunk it?

The Ten Minute Teacher Vocabulary Games — Vocabulary “Egg” Hunt

For the next few posts, I will be discussing some fun vocabulary games that I use with my high school students before vocabulary tests that do not involve the teacher spending an unrealistic amount of time getting it ready. These games can easily be adapted to any kind of test review, and your students will…

The Ten Minute Teacher — Planning a Mock Trial

One of my favorite projects to teach and one of my students’ favorite projects to perform is a mock trial. They are competitive, can involve fun costumes, and have a real world connection. Students use a variety of skills to perform a mock trial, including public speaking, making an argument, and using evidence. Mock Trials…

The Ten Minute Teacher: Inquiry-based Lessons

One way that I have really learned to save time this year is from incorporating some inquiry-based learning and have students help generate classroom expectations. This also helps allow students to feel empowered over their own learning. I taught a series of ten minute prep lessons with an inquiry-based component at the beginning of school…