I love centers. And so do my students. We do math and reading centers every day. Centers can be an incredibly valuable time in your classroom- or it can just be a time filler. If students are not producing quality independent work, then it is not a good use of time. I recently wrote a blog post for Upper Elementary Snapshots in which I give some great ideas for improving the quality of student work in centers. You can check it out by clicking HERE.
What are you waiting for?! Go read it!