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Active Listening to Prevent Conflict
This art teacher keeps classroom conflicts from escalating out of control through active listening and other classroom management strategies. Learn how she avoids defensive behavior and remains calm and in control.
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Answer to Teacher Interruptions
The Daily 5- Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser outlines the answer to teacher interruptions.
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Appropriate Talking Times
Students love to have time to talk and to share gossip. In order to keep them from doing it during instruction, I apply 'My Time'. During 'My Time', they must pay attention. They can not talk nor dist...
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Beginning of Class Behavior
I have classes that are extremely talkative because they do not want to work. I have found that keeping a journal helps get a class on task immediately. The students know that they are to be writing i...
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Behavior Dots
Ms. Taylor holds down noise levels in her classroom by rewarding students for monitoring and correcting their own noisy behavior. All it takes are her grade book, a handful of prizes, certificates, and an array of dots.
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Behavior Referrals
I use several techniques when students are disruptive in the classroom. I make it a learning experience for the students, reminding them that they need to raise their hands, stay in their seats, etc. ...
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Calming Cool-Offs
Do you ever wish you could send disruptive students on a faraway vacation, where they could calm down, cool off and allow the rest of the class to focus on learning? Ms. Willow actually does it (well, kind of): she sends them to “Alaska.”
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Calming Disruptive Students
Often times the most disruptive students in the classroom have the most influence over their classmates. Barb has figured out how to use this to her advantage and create a calmer classroom learning environment.
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Cell Phone Discipline
I use my cell phone to help me with disruptive students. When a problem occurs, I just call any number and push the clear button. The students think I pressed the send button. I pretend that I am talk...
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Discipline Cards
I have green, yellow and red discipline cards on a chart for each student. At the beginning of the day each student has a green card showing on the chart. If a child is disruptive, he or she is told t...
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