Classroom Rules Poster
Do you want to have a little fun and connect to your students in a relatable way? I know I do! By the time my students reached 5th grade, they have seen all the classroom rules before. My first 2 years in 5th grade, I did the same thing. We came up with the classroom rules as a class and signed an agreement to follow them. I often would refer to the contract that they signed if there were issues. I would also go over the classroom rules again and have them resign an agreement if issues…
Classroom Management for Middle School
Being the crazy person that I am, I've been at school the last week and a half setting up my classroom even though I won't be returning until November because of my maternity leave. In between the hot gluing and book labeling, I met the person who will be filling in for me while I am out. She's fresh out of college, completed her student teaching, and came to meet me with a list of questions and color-coded notes. She was prepared ... and I was impressed!We got talking about the big picture…
25 Chatty Class Classroom Management Strategies for Overly Talkative Students
25 Chatty Class Classroom Management Tips that are quick and easy to get an overly talkative class under control
The Warm Demander: An Equity Approach
'Warm demander' teachers expect great things from their students, convince them of their own brilliance, and help them reach their potential in a disciplined, structured environment.