Classroom Management

Thriving with Routines - A Weekly ‘To-Do’

As we've stressed before, writing things down and being intentional about in...

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Thriving with Routines - A Daily 'To-Do'

Just as you have routines and procedures in place to help your kiddos know w...

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Thriving with Routines - Strategies for Lesson Planning

Example lesson planning task sheet Feel as if you constantly fall behind on...

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Classroom Organization - Managing Paper in the Classroom

One of the many challenges of running an efficient classroom is keeping up wi...

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A Few Tips for Surviving the Last Few Weeks of School

The end of the school year can get hectic and, with a classroom full of stude...

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Keeping Early Finishers On Task

All students learn and complete tasks at a different pace so it is inevitable...

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Getting Students to Listen the First Time Around!

A big goal for every educator is to facilitate self-directed, independent lea...

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Promoting Quality Work - "My Work ROCKS!" Box

Photo Source: mrsosterman.blogspot.com It can be difficult to get your stud...

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Helping Students Get Organized - Quick Tips for Organizing Supplies

Organization starts with communication. One person's idea of organized can be...

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Helping Students Get Organized - No Desks, No Problem!

Photo Source: toolsforgreatteachers.com In order to better facilitate learn...

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Helping Students Get Organized - Student Desks

Organization is key to success, in most aspects of life, but especially in th...

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Effectively Utilizing Self-Evaluation

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Organizing Information for Your Substitute

While you never plan to have to miss school, it's inevitable that for some pu...

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Behavior Management Strategies - Mystery Person

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Keeping Track of Late/Missing Assignments: No Homework Binder

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Behavior Management Strategies - Visible Goals & Daily Evaluations

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DIY Daily Objectives Display

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Dealing With - and Helping! - Fidgety Kiddos

No matter how engaging your lessons are or how well your classroom seems to r...

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Classroom Management Mantra: Do's & Don'ts'

Photo Source: busyteacher.org Attempting to regain control of your classroo...

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Instituting a "Cool Down" Spot

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Fresh Perspective, Fresh Start - Returning to School After the Holidays

January is a great "re-" month; a chance to re-establish and re-model classro...

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Quick Tips - Post-Holiday Classroom Management

After winter break and the fun of the holidays, students are both excited and...

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Behavior Management Strategies - Winter Themed Behavior Systems

Ready to spice up your behavior incentive programs for winter? As whole class...

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Character Education - Are You A Bucket Filler?

Photo Source: tupelohoneycaro.blogspot.com In order for students to engage ...

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Behavior Management Strategies - Mystery Word Wall + Scoreboard Method

The past two weeks, we've featured various behavior management systems that t...

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Behavior Management Strategies - Whole Class Behavior Systems

{Empowering students to take responsibility for their behavioral choices and ...

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Behavior Management Strategies - Small Group Systems

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Behavior Management Strategies - Pull-a-Card System

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Behavior Management Strategies - The Clip-Chart System

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Back-To-School Backpack Rule Reinforcement Craftivity

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Back-To-School - Recipe for Success!

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Community Building Classroom "Norms" - Back-To-School Wall Display

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Strategies for Responding to Misbehavior

Photo © 2009 Mindaugas Danys, Flickr No matter how hard you work to prevent...

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Quick Tips for Creating Classroom Rules

Behavioral goals and guidelines are important to a successful learning enviro...

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Collaborative Art - Tips for Creating with Kids!

Photo Source: creativewithkids.com Alissa Marquess over at Creative With Ki...

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Creating Classroom Rules

Photo Source: mpmschoolsupplies.com Rules of conduct set the tone of your l...

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Explaining Why Rules Are Necessary

Photo © 2008 Flickr, Loozrboy Sometimes children can seem like broken recor...

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