Exit slips, you give students a quick prompt at the end of class (or for elementary, at the end of the day or the end of a subject). Then the students have just a couple minutes to write an answer and turn it in.
This is an example activity page to start setting a small, attainable goal for you. Aim for something small, that you feel you can reach in a relativity simplistic manor. Let's start small and build our way up.
Such a neat idea! Read on for instructions: My favorite project from last year. Grade Promoting self esteem thru art. Called it "a little birdie told me".the kids and parents adored these. Planning on doing it again this year.
Genius Hour Brainstorm- making students think and write about their interests (cross curriculum applications). Then letting them do the assignment of their choice while other students get the extra practice.