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Our principal is a great guy - he tries to keep our staff meetings moving along. It's best if he can get someone to keep the notes while he talks because it's tricky to do both. I usually volunteer to take notes so I can keep my brain from wandering off. I like to keep in the conversation and have some fun, too!
Today I created a Google doc and our principal displayed the doc from his computer on the smartboard. Someone asked me if the Google doc showed live updates, I replied with, "Hi Stephanie!" on the doc. Later I was changing line items as we went along, adding smiling faces and symbols for a bit of fun. When we talked about signaling your class for attention, the 4th grade team suggested "BooYah, Grandma!" so I made sure that was in big print on the screen.
Another way to have fun at a staff meeting is to have a book giveaway. For our reading night, we spent some building funds on books for our students who attended. I brought a pile of books to our staff meeting today. It always makes me smile when people get excited about a $4 Scholastic paperback.
My favorite way of having fun at staff meetings is to play Kahoot! I've made little silly quizzes at Kahoot.it during the meeting (as a review). Then we all pull out our cell phones at the end to play. It's always surprising when some of our quietest staff members become the most competitive!