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08/06/13
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Are You Ready for Fall Classes?


GCPWe love ideas! Don’t you?

Here are some great tips from real teachers:

1. We had trouble getting kids to come to class on time. When we started the lesson, students would be dribbling in, one by one. Now we open class, on time, with a rousing Bible guessing game (like “Hangman”). The mystery phrase may be a Bible verse, a Bible character from the lesson or a geographical place from the lesson. Small prizes (usually a food snack—5th graders love snacks!) are awarded to the winner and the competition is fierce. It gets the kids warmed up for the class, helps them to interact and motivates them to get to class on time. Read the rest of this entry »