Awesome list of procedures to teach at the beginning of year.

Some great reminders! List of 30 procedures to remember to teach at the start of the year. Good list even for veteran teachers. (You will be the best teacher ever!

draw your attention to POSITIVE behavior!   As chaos ensues within the classroom (and by chaos I mean anything from "getting a  little chatty" to "full on riots"), I look for someone who is doing the right thing.  And then...  DING!  I whack my little bell and the room comes to a screeching halt.  Because: a) They know somebody is about to get awarded a tally and (even if they were the one go-go dancing on a desk they still hold a flicker of) hope that it will be their name c...

Behavior Management: When someone is doing something they shouldn't be, instead of calling them out, ring the bell and draw attention to someone who WAS on task. (She gives a tally.) Makes everyone aware they are being watched without hurting feelings.

Gem Jar. This is a classroom management idea used to reward whole class behavior. Have a cut out of a jar taped to whiteboard. There are also a bunch of magnetic gems. When the class WOW's teacher-add a gem to the class jar. When other classes compliment behavior in the hallway, the cafeteria, or Related Arts-Add a gem. When the class fills the whole jar, Let them vote on their class reward. Extra Recess, Movie on Friday, Popcorn, etc

reward whole class behavior. I have a cut out of a jar taped to my whiteboard. There are also a bunch of magnetic gems. When the class WOW's me, I add a gem to the class jar. When the class fills the whole jar, I let them vote on their class reward.

Getting Control of a Talkative Class

Getting Control of a Talkative Class

Getting Control of a Talkative Class: Practical tips to help pre-K, and first grade teachers teach a group of very chatty, social, verbal, and WONDERFUL children!

Teach.Train.Love. put out another awesome brain break video list! This article gives you access to a total of 60 brain break dance videos that were all put through a kid-safe filter. Your students will LOVE these!

Back by popular demand, yet another list of brain break clips for classroom use! These videos, in addition to the ones featured in my two previous articles 20 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting! and 20 Brain Break Clips: Movin' and Groovin'!

Love this, but maybe separate the behaviors and the arrow chart.  Then add a rubric so kids can self assess!  great idea for students with social language needs!    chart to organize classroom expectations. Very quick and easy way to set expectations. Anyone have any idea what AIH means?

A chart to organize classroom expectations. I think I like this better than the voice chart I have now. Very quick and easy way to set expectations. AIH means Academic Intervention Hour"

Getting Control of a Very Difficult Class

Getting Control of a VERY DIFFICULT CLASS

This product includes 25 French Brain Breaks that you can use with your class when you think they are in need of a short break or during your DPA program. Each brain break takes on average two minutes to complete. You may choose to use this with your whole class or with specific students who may require it more often than others. You can either choose an activity at random, have the student choose one or do several activities for a few minutes.

25 French Brain Breaks for DPA and Classroom Management

This product includes 25 French Brain Breaks that you can use with your class when you think they are in need of a short break or during your DPA program. Each brain break takes on average two minutes to complete.

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