That was Linda Woods PowerPoint of the messy room.... Thanks for
posting it. It really was a hoot and it worked!
I know that Linda saved it - I will see if she has it and will share
through IAD for you to download and all you have to do is insert your
Linda Woods - send me the Messy Room PowerPoint - pretty please.
On 3/5/06, M. Austin wrote:
Humor works well! One day
> the kids left such a mess that I was tempted to assign seats. Then I
> remembered a power point that I had seen somewhere (maybe on this list?) I
> took digital pictures of the mess, and then the next day when the students
> came in they got to see a slide show that went something like "what do you
> think Mrs.Austin did yesterday after you all left? Did she go to the candy
> machines? NOOOOOOOO. Did she take a nap? NOOOOOOO. Did she visit with
> friends? NOOOOOOOO. Guess what she did? Well, she picked up this (insert
> picture 1 of the trash left on the tables). Then she washed out these
> (insert picture of the paintbrushes left in sink)." This was VERY effective!
> The kids got the message and they never did leave the room like that again.