I am a student teacher for fourth grade... I stumbled upon the your "Music to manage the classroom" page on the scholastic website, and I instantly thought it was such a great idea! I tried the music on Monday but was still unsure on how to implement it into the routine. Unfortunately, it did not work as well as I had envisioned but I forged ahead. Today is Wednesday, and my class is completely getting the idea! It would usually take my students roughly 15-20min to take their bathroom break at the begining of each class. Now that I started the music, mainly cupid shuffle and ChCha slide, it only takes them 6 1/2 minutes to complete their bathroom trip. They are so anxious to "dance" in their seat that they finish their business in record time. I can't thank you enough....my supervising teacher was so impressed. :)
Awesome! Thanks for the story, Ashley.
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