How to give clear and specific instructions in the classroom

Have you ever found yourself repeating instructions to your students over and over and over again? It’s tempting to get frustrated , and you may even find yourself handing out consequences like candy on Halloween, but it’s not necessarily the students’ fault. We’re responsible as teachers for giving clear and specific instructions and checking students’ understanding.

In the video below, I share my best tips on how to get 100% of your students to follow your instructions correctly the first time.