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I pinned this for Task #7 because I love the idea of sending home notes or calling parents when their child is doing something well. Especially for parents who receive negative phone calls all too often, it is great for them to be reminded when their child does something positive.

11 Teacher-Tested Ways to Make Your Classroom Parents Adore You

This will connect parents to the classroom, and connect students to what they are doing correctly. This allows them to be positively motivated to keep behaving the right way. Positive expectations/ Initiate and maintain family contacts.

Are you trying to help your students build their self esteem or to take pride in themselves? These 2 worksheets are ideal for doing just that. Students will write about positive events, positive comments from others, and positive self talk in order to show them how wonderful they are.

Are you trying to help your students build their self esteem or to take pride in themselves? These 2 worksheets are ideal for doing just that. Students will write about positive events, positive comments from others, and positive self talk in order to sho

Cork board ideas  #School board decoration  (board decoration )

27 DIY Cool Cork Board Ideas, Instalation & Photos

USE FOR FALL Confetti Bulletin Board. So cute! Could add student work on top of the confetti. **I'd love to have the students write ways to be kind on small pieces of cut construction paper and glue on afterward over the other pieces to highlight them.

Inside you will find a variety of positive behavior notes.  Students love when they receive positive comments from their teachers!  Use these notes to recognize exceptional behavior and motivate your students to always do their best!Includes:-Science Superstar-Reading Superstar-Caught you being a great friend-You were a star today-Caught you being a leader-Class participation thank you-You set a great example today-I am so proud of you-Clean Desk award-Caught you sharing-Super…

Inside you will find a variety of positive behavior notes. Students love when they receive positive comments from their teachers! Use these notes to recognize exceptional behavior and motivate your students to always do their best!

Tootling- the opposite of tattling. Tootling is when students write a positive note about their classmates or teacher and stick it up on our tootling board. They love doing it, and it helps promote a cohesive classroom community!

The Tootling board helps promote a positive environment in the classroom! Instead of students tattling, they have to think of something encouraging about the other student/teacher and post it on the tootling board.

* An entire website full of Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies - Choose a problem behavior - Assess whether that seems to be a good description of the student's actions, then view possible interventions from least at Level 1, 2 or 3.

* An entire website full of Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies - Choose a problem behavior - Assess whether that seems to be a good description of the student's actions, then view possible interventions from least at Level 2 or Amazing Resource!

A Class Valentine and Self Esteem: Have students write their name on a piece of paper, then move to the next students paper and write a positive comment about their peer's personality. The students will have a reminder of how special their peers think they are.

A Class Valentine and Self Esteem: Have students write their name on a piece of paper, then move to the next students paper and write a positive comment about their personality. The students will have a reminder of how special their peers think they are.

This product by Bespoke ELA contains a handout with five tips for writing effective comments during peer revision and coaches students on how to go about giving thoughtful, quality feedback on academic essays in a supportive and encouraging manner.   Then

Comment Cards for Academic Essay Writing: Helping Students Give Quality Comments

This product by Bespoke ELA contains a handout with five tips for writing effective comments during peer revision and coaches students on how to go about giving thoughtful, quality feedback on academic essays in a supportive and encouraging manner.

Choose Kind activity...students write anonymous positive comments on one anthers backs, explaining why that person is a wonder

Celebrating the Wonder of Wonder by Sherry Gick

Here’s what’s been up in my class lately. We have been furiously working through the Writing Units of Study from TRWP, whose first unit is on personal narratives.Behavior-wise, October is a weird and wacky month for behavior so I put up two charts for behavior reminders. One is the SLANT chart to promote attentive listening and the 2 Stars & 1 Wish chart to remind students of positive comments before critiques of others. So far, so good…We’ll see what happens the ...

SLANT chart to promote attentive listening and the 2 Stars & 1 Wish chart to remind students of positive comments before critiques of others.

Bloomz is a new app that you can use to better communicate with the families in your class. I have been using it all year and I am in love with it! The two-way communication I now have with parents/guardians is incredibly valuable. I have received nothing but positive comments from families.

Bloomz is a new app that you can use to better communicate with the families in your class. I have been using it all year and I am in love with it! The two-way communication I now have with parents/guardians is incredibly valuable. I have received nothing but positive comments from families.

Favorite part of my classroom #happyclassrooms #teachersofinstagram shout out wall. Positive classroom.

Shout out can be used for student shout outs- positive behavior. Another way to use it is to write down student answers and use them on this board.