Have you heard of the CHAMPS system for classroom management? This is a great tool for elementary classrooms, and it's a useful way to teach students your classroom expectations. Our guest blogger shares information about what CHAMPS is and how it works in her classroom and school. Click through to read all of the details!
Students cannot meet or exceed our expectations for them, if they are not made explicitly clear before beginning tasks together or independently. Use the CHAMPS system throughout the day - C.onversation - H.ow to ask for help - A.ctivity - M.ovement - S.ignal (Includes 2 minute video for kids) - Amber Polk
CHAMPS classroom management pocket chart. Pocket chart will make it easy to change out the expectations based on activity.
This file includes 11 posters that display the CHAMPS guidelines for many activities/transitions in the the elementary music classroom. - Warm-up - Playing Instruments- Playing Recorder- Dancing- SQUILT- Partner activities- Small Group Activities- Whole Group Activities/ Lesssons- Exiting Music Class- Entering Music ClassMost behavior problems occur because the guidlines aren't clear!