This simple chart may be so helpful to a student needing help with coping/ processing. This can be considered a differentiation for a student with challenging behavior and can offer support to him/her without rewards/ punishments! From Ross Greene skills
make your own fossils (dinosaurs, shells, etc.) 1 cup used coffee grounds cup cold coffee cup salt 1 cup flour 200 for 30 min, cool on one side then flip and dry on counter overnight (or make snicker doodle cookies with prints and EAT the fossils)
*Kagan Structures* Great concept that could be used as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year or with different questions to survey students' prior knowledge at the beginning of a new unit. Could be easily translated into French, Spanish, etc.