Can’t get your students to stop talking when you are talking? Take a look at these new (as well as tried and true) suggestions.
Click on the “Going Beyond” link to access activities that supplement the First Days Of School.
Developed by Susan McNamee, this packet provides direction for developing classroom procedures, rules, and consequences from the outset.
This power point describes characteristics of a well-led classroom, including procedures, class rules, and the essentials of discipline.
Project this onto your Whiteboard to set up procedures and norms; includes a feature for randomly calling on students for participation!
Use one page per student to document parent contact.
A summary of the most important aspects of Class Management according to Fred Jones.
Keep a daily tally of student misbehaviors for documentation purposes.
Use a coding system to keep track of misbehaviors. I use slash marks to keep track of frequency.
Top 10 suggestions for managing your classroom.
WIN -WIN DISCIPLINE
This will give you an overview of Spencer Kagan’s Win-Win discipline. Win-Win discipline targets strategies to be used at the moment of disruption.
To decide which disruption a student is exhibiting, look here for student behaviors that fall under each of the 4 disruptions. Also included in this document are suggestions for being proactive with students and ways to possibly avert disruptions.
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE WIN-WIN STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS SPECIFIC DISRUPTIONS. USE THESE LITTLE CHEAT SHEETS WHEN HAVING PRIVATE STUDENT CONFERENCES OR EVEN FOR WHOLE-CLASS REDIRECTION: