10 Great Classroom Transition Ideas

Every time we make use of a classroom transition, we are building an academic bridge from one classroom activity to the next.

On the other hand, there is nothing more disorienting to students, than an unplanned transition period. Students lose focus, lose interest and you lose their attention. So lets use our transition periods to reinforce what we have taught, to set up our next phase of teaching, to remind students of previous topics and to prepare their minds for whatever we will be doing next.

So here are ten of my favorite transition ideas!