Obviously, I’m a total techy youngster so I couldn’t go by without giving tips on apps…

Noise App that lets your students know when they are too loud.  There’s also this Noise Down app which is similar but a little more sleek.

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ClassDojo – Lets you: give positive feedback instantly, recognize students, let students reflect on progress, engage parents.  As a stat nerd… This looks so cool.

Idioms Illustrated – “The Idioms Illustrated app is a really high impact way to introduce the origin and meaning of many common English idioms.”