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Re: Help Getting large classes quiet


From: marcia (marciadotcom_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 16 2004 - 14:10:33 PDT

Oh I agree! I hate when half the kids come late to my class because a teacher held them after. This will work, however, with 3 of my classes that have their grade level lunch right after my class.

Woody Duncan <> wrote: Works until the next teachers complain and then the
principal instructs you not to hold any class after the bell.
Schools with 4 minute passing periods are on a tight schedule.
I did hold a class in an emergency, like to find a missing knife.
Then I had the office announce that my class would be late.
Woody, Retired in Albuquerque
marcia wrote:

> start looking at the clock. Once the class stops talking, simply
> state, "It took you all 2 minutes to stop talking. Now you all will be
> waiting 2 minutes after the bell before going to your next class. And
> no, passes will NOT be written out. I will keep adding time each time

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