Thanks to Pinterest, I saw this idea from First Grader…At Last! I thought it was a great idea! In the past, we did “Rays of Sunshine”. Anytime the class would have wonderful behavior in the classroom, or would receive appreciations from another teacher or administration person, they would earn a ray of sunshine. When theMore
At the heart of every well-run classroom is a great management system that, at its’ core, focuses on relationships with students. Rewarding positive behavior and teaching little learners how to support one another is an important piece of classroom management. Creating a safe and encouraging learning environment helps ensure that learning will be successful. These blog posts are here to provide new ideas and encourage teachers to focus on relationships with their students.
Everyone has a different “let’s not tattletale” system. Some have tattling turtle, or a picture of the President and students “tell it to the president”, etc. I have never used anything like that because my first year teaching I was introduced to The DeBug System. I’m not sure if it’s from some training that happenedMore
One way that I reward wise choices is by giving the kids a “punch”. Of course it’s not a real punch! I use a hole punch and make a hole in their punch card. I got this wonderful idea from a wonderful co-worker at my old school. If the kid was on “green” (This wasMore
I had WONDERFUL co-workers last year that I learned so much from! One of them used a behavior chart much like this one. The kids all start out at “Ready to Learn” and then can move either up or down depending on their choices throughout the day. Her system seemed to work well for her.More