You CAN get your students to follow directions the first time! Here are some simple and fast tricks for making sure your students will understand, remember, and follow your directions (the first time). #classroommanagement #followingdirections #classroommanagementstrategies #classroommanagementtools #teachingtips #elementary #kindergarten #firstgrade #secondgrade #thirdgrade #fourthgrade #fifthgrade #teachertrap
I don’t consider myself to be an expert of hardly anything, but there are a few things I can proudly boast about being pretty good at. Tripping on obvious objects and eating carbs is among the top of my talents. Coming in a close Third place is my experience using Sticker Cards as a classroom management and positive behavior incentive. I sincerely believe that the Primary Classroom (especially Kindergarten) should be a place of happiness, fun and even MAGIC. With that being said, I also…
Defiance, disrespectfulness, kids yelling “NO!” – this is what a teacher’s classroom management nightmares are made of! These days, most teachers may have had one or two defiant children in their class at some point, even all the way down to primary levels like Kindergarten, first, or second grade. So what do you
Hello, teacher friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer vacation. I have been enjoying spending time with my kids, trying new recipes, pinning freezer meals to make my life easier when school starts in fall, reading some fabulous books, and a little bit of cleaning/organzing (wishing it was more). If you are in ... Read More about Positive Behavior Management for the Classroom
This free behavior student sort is the perfect way to help students begin to identify good and bad choices in the classroom. Perfect for the beginning of the year in kindergarten or as a review in 1st grade. Includes different word choices like "good and bad choices," "happy and sad choices," and "kind and unkind choices."
This "secret" game is a great way to get your elementary students of all ages to buy into your classroom management strategy! This game will promote positive behavior, while also engaging your students. Don't forget to also grab my FREE classroom poster!
The back to school dreams have started, my room is almost ready, and summer has come to an end, which can only mean the first day of school is upon us! I wanted to spend some time today talking about all things Kindergarten, especially the first few weeks of school… The Good, The Bad, and...