Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able keep track of what he’s doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what’s working and what’s not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection—thinking over things that happened in order to find ways to make things work better next time.
This behavior chart is great for students to use a hands on method, as well as individualized choice to decide what he or she would like to work on. Four items is a reasonable number, in which students can make significant improvement without feeling like they are trying to focus on too many things at once.
How do you help students work through their emotions when they are angry in class? I have started using this cool down center as a classroom management tool and an immediate way for students to relax and calm down. Check it out at http://LivingLearningLeedy.wordpress.com