I keep a weekly log on student behaviors. It's a form of a diary in which I note students' infractions of rules, disruptive behavior, and failure to do homework or activities in the classroom. Each student has a page in the log although thankfully, some are never used. The log proves to be very handy in parent conferences when a student demonstrates a continuous behavior problem. It's an excellent source of documentation for the teacher's protection too. I include any referrals that have been made to the office or counseling. On a more positive note, I also set up files for each student in which I keep some of their best work.