This post is loaded with 30 classroom management ideas for the Kindergarten, primary and elementary classroom! Classroom management tips and tricks for whole brain teaching, alternative seating, bucket fillers, and so much MORE, including a behavior bingo FREEBIE!
How do you help students work through their emotions when they are angry in class? I have started using this cool down center as a classroom management tool and an immediate way for students to relax and calm down. Check it out at LivingLearningLee...
Student behavior goal sheets are a great resource to track positive behaviors for students needing more support in following classroom rules. Include a simple visual picture as a reminder of the expected behavior and a sticker log of students.
“My hands are by my side. I’m standing straight and tall. My eyes are looking towards the front. I’m ready for the hall. Shh!” ...After the “Shhh!” kindergarten students keep their candle sticks (fingers) up. A cute hallway transition poem
I saw this wonderful idea in pInterest. It caught my attention as a nice straightforward, stand alone solution to behavior management. I am very interested to know how you would use this in class. It looks a great idea, but I would like some input from someone who has used this successfully or indeed unsuccessfully.
A clip chart with a twist! Behavior management is a snap with this behavior chart. Whole-class and individual clip charts mixed with brag tags make your classroom management easy to maintain day after day. Click to find out more!
Brag Bracelets are an awesome classroom management tool and have been super popular in my classroom. Students work hard to earn them and are super excited when they receive one! I particularly love the fact that students get to take them home which helps to create a positive teacher/parent communication channel. This pack includes 24 different BLACK AND WHITE brags bracelets to use for multiple occasions. I print them on bright colored paper and they look super cute!!!
"have you filled the bucket?"-classroom management introduced with the book "have you filled a bucket today?", each time a student makes a good choice, or shows respect, a pom pom is placed in their cup and once the cup is full the student gets a coupon for a reward (i.e. doing their work in their socks or extra time in centers, etc.)
50 FREE De-escalation Strategies and Techniques for kids and young adults with behavioral and emotional challenges. Great ideas for kids with oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, anxiety, or struggles with anger management.
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.