10 Ways to Sabotage Your Classroom Managment: If you are having classroom management problems, take a look at this article, which explains what NOT to do, and the more effective practices you should try instead.
6 tips for Creating Your Back-to-School Classroom Culture
It's easy to get caught up in the "fun" of decorating a classroom...but when push comes to shove--what is REALLY important? Check out this post for SIX ideas about just that!
Classroom sign language posters. Teach kids to hold up numbers, Pencil, restroom, water, I'm done etc... Minimize disruptions. This poster is also great for substitutes who see the kids do this and have absolutely no idea what they are doing, so they still have to interrupt class to ask what they are doing.
Need a quick effective classroom management fix?! Try a V.I.P. table! This post has everything you need for your classroom!
7 Lessons and Activities to Make the Start of School Memorable
These 7 lessons and activities to make the start of school memorable for kids are the perfect way to welcome a new class of students! Use these during back to school time and during the first week. Gift ideas, classroom management tips, and ways to build community are included!
Have you heard of the CHAMPS system for classroom management? This is a great tool for elementary classrooms, and it's a useful way to teach students your classroom expectations. Our guest blogger shares information about what CHAMPS is and how it works in her classroom and school. Click through to read all of the details!
Students love to be recognized for bring good. This is a great way for substitute teachers to show not only the regular classroom teacher but the student's parents as well just how great they were and what they did on a particular day.
I like my whole group clip chart, but I wonder if this would help a kid who is really struggling with behavior, to have his/her own. Or maybe a black and white copy of it that they can color in where they are at. It could have four copies of the chart too
a behavior chart thats cute to use. I like the bottom where is states what the behavior was and says " I did or I was, I did not" Helps students learn they are responsible for their own behavior and choices. Also they know why they were in trouble and had consequences.