I am level 1 resource. Need classroom management ideas. We've been placed on a block schedule this year due to Covid so I have students for 85 minutes every other day. I have a larger group who are all working at different levels and have different goals. I am constantly jumping from one student to another trying to work them but I am failing. I can't keep them on task, quite, or motivated. If I walk away from one, they're immediately messing around. Group work is a joke. HELP!

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@Author Iowa, Structure the day with breaks to transition, create lessons that have movement built into them, add opportunities for students to work in groups with roles that hold them accountable for their own work, give opportunities for peer interaction. We switched to a block schedule and this is what I’ve learned to do. It’s going great. Use a timer, use heterogeneous groupings, use homogeneous groupings; it will be fine. If you need more tips, chat function.

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Could u pair them up where one teaches to the other depending on their strengths? I find that my biggest clowns enjoy helping others. Who knew lol

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Some spelling errors in that. Sorry!

Do you have a para? You can split it there. If some students are working on the same assignment then you can put them in break out rooms and then go into each room. I have 40 minutes of instruction and then 40 of async so they can work.

We're F2F and I don't get a para

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