Easy way to establish different partners at the beginning of the school year. When you want to Think-Pair-Share or Turn & Talk, just call out a time, like 6:00. Students quickly go to their 6:00 partners. If you’ve done this early, you save time on task, and you easily have 12 different combinations to choose from. There’s a pdf link on this site.
Any other beginning of school procedure/tricks y’all use to save time later?