Behavior Management idea- When a kid is doing what he/she is supposed to be doing and I catch him/he that student then gets to sign his/her name in a box. At the end of the day, I roll a dice for the letter and the number. The student gets a reward.
An Apple For The Teacher: Stickers - I like this idea. Instead of putting stickers on students give them a small notebook for them to collect their stickers. I can see creating a rewards system around this
With having so many workbooks inside desks, I just swipe a fat Mr. Sketch marker along the bottom pages of the book. That way, when the books are piled inside their desks, they can see the colors! "Please take out your Grammar Green book!
Copy 10 of these, laminate, cut out, carry some in your pocket. If a student is off task or disrupting, lay one on the desk. Later the student should return it to you with an explanation or a promise. Such an easy re-direct.
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.
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