Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!
"It drives me NUTS when I am giving instructions & kids start moving and getting supplies. I now use a "Movement Code Word" that I give to kids AFTER directions & signals when they can MOVE. Today's code word was UNICORN"
Do you feel like a “talking head” during the first couple days of school? We know that explicitly teaching procedures and expectations is a MUST for the beginning of the school year. However it’s a lot of information for a teacher to disseminate and for students to absorb. I have this simple little trick to
Are your students forgetting your routines or asking a zillion questions? Mine were! Until I tried this... Question Board! Classroom management for too many questions (Free- consider it a gift from my sanity to yours ;) )
Are you a teacher looking for classroom management ideas that will make your classroom run smoother? Check out these 10 positive classroom management tips and tricks that have been tried, tested, and WORK in elementary classrooms! PLUS kids love these activities!
Looking for ways to incorporate music in the classroom? This post is full of great ideas for songs, playlists, and ways to integrate music into your daily teaching routines. Whether to help with classroom management and transitions, or just for fun, this has you covered!
Quick and easy positive communication for parents and kids. My goal is very small - one note a day. Sometimes I send more than one, but my kids are always checking their binder at the end of the day to see who got the note. It helps with classroom management and it also allows for easy conversation between the teacher and the parent.
Hey yall!! I am stopping by very quickly to explain an amazing classroom management technique I use in my classroom from time to time! I have no idea where I found this years ago, so if you know the original source PLEASE let me know!! Introducing… Secret Student. WOW! I love bringing this into my …
Team Tallies is a whole class behavior management system that focuses on positive behaviors and teamwork. Simple to implement and extremely EFFECTIVE! Click to find out more about how you can bring this program to your classroom.
By intentionally taking time to build a positive community in your classroom, you can ease the challenges of classroom management, improve student attitude toward learning, and create an environment where students feel welcomed and supported. Check out Presto Plans' 5 favorite ways to build classroom community on The Secondary English Coffee Shop blog!