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Behavior Bucks
Ms. Morrison awards each student $25 in play money at the beginning of each nine week session, which they must use to pay for misbehavior. A culminating event provides just deserts for the whole class.
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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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Call for Help
In my computer classes I have two plastic cups on each computer -- one red and the other blue. The two cups sit upside down, one inside the other. When the blue cup is on top it means 'Everything is C...
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Changing Signals
"I have a large rain stick that I turn over slowly when it's time to transition from one activity to another. Students know that they must be in their seats listening for instructions before it stops raining or their name goes in our discipline book.
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Check It Chest
Ms. Ruhe set up a Check-It Chest in her classroom to collect disruptive personal toys young students often bring to class. She gives her children a choice when they enter the classroom: Check It or Take It.
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Classroom Discussions
I created the 'talking stick jar' because everyone in my class wanted to talk at once and I hated making the kids raise their hands. I needed something that was fair and kind of fun. All the kids have...
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Computer Lab Questions
In my computer lab I have a stack of plastic disposable cups numbered 1-26. When students needs help, they know to get a cup, put it on top of their monitor, and wait quietly. Students of all ages qui...
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Downtime Statues
Erin shares a quick downtime game she plays with her students. It helps them refine their ability to become calm and remain quiet and still, traits that teachers and parents alike will enjoy.
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Ringing in the New Year
In order to maintain effective classroom management upon returning to school after winter recess, I review and discuss school and classroom rules and behavior expectations.
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Tell It to the Frog
Working with kids ages 7-8 provides plenty of opportunity for them to tattle on one another. I finally got tired of sitting at my desk and hearing someone shout out, 'I'm going to tell the teacher!' s...
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