The Behavior Management Strategy that Saved My Sanity
This simple behavior management strategy allowed me to anticipate possible behaviors that would happen and plan my reaction or consequence. It is so simple but made such an impact on my classroom management and classroom culture. Click through to read abo
Logical consequences are a great way for to stop negative behaviors in the classroom. This freebie is part of a blog post on How to Improve Classroom Management by Doing LESS! - Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini
Remember the Behavior ABCs: Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence. This chart shows the functions or purposes of many classroom behaviors. If you can figure out WHY the child is doing a certain thing, you might be able to eliminate the cause, and the behavior may stop.
Think sheet. Have the student fill this out when they have broken a classroom rule or hurt the feelings of another student, have the student reflect on their behavior and then fix the situation. I like this because it lets them think of alternatives rather than just apologizing and moving on. It also is a communication to the parents about behavior!!
Disciplinary Chart! Mine would look different but I like this idea! We have a chart right now that I do on poster board and use stickers with happy or sad faces. This would save so much money in the long run and it looks better too!
My consequence board we did for the kids last night. I have it hanging in the kitchen. And if they do something on the board, I ask them to go read the consequence, and that is their punishment. Time to straighten those two out.