How to Build Classroom Community and Teach Mindfulness
This is a great activity that teaches how to build classroom community and mindfulness in the classroom. It's perfect for a variety of ages.
Behavior Management System for the Whole Class - Table Tallies
Team Tallies is a whole class behavior management system that focuses on positive behaviors and teamwork. Simple to implement and extremely EFFECTIVE! Click to find out more about how you can bring this program to your classroom.
Feelings Books for Little Learners
My top 21 Feeling Books for little learners (preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten) to help students learn to label, express, and read others feelings and emotions.
DIY Character Rocks - Classroom DIY
Do you want to promote character education in your classroom? These little tokens can be used to reward good character, or used for bucket filling. It’s such a cute way ... Read moreDIY Character Rocks
How to undo your classroom management mistakes
Facebook0Tweet0Pin1.2k I remember volunteering at my church’s Sunday School program many years ago and filling in as the assistant to one of the second grade Sunday School teachers. There were 29 kids in a very tiny, windowless classroom, and we were about to serve them animal crackers and juice. I had prepared 29 little portions …
Rock Star Classroom Printables
I was going through my blog, and giving different things labels, when I realized I have not shared all of the Rock Star Printables I have made for my classroom. I hope you enjoy them. Rock Star Bingo - Each time your class does one of the following from the list, they are awarded numbers. I usually pull out however many numbers we have earned, and color them in with a dry erase marker (I have laminated my board). Once the class get 10 in a row, they have Rock Star Bingo what fun. You then…
I usually don't know what my students' mornings are like before they arrive at school. Family dynamics, life changes, or health issues can deeply impact anyone, but the effects seem especially strong for young kids. I've heard these types of challenges described as weights, and as we get older we have more "emotional muscle," so to speak, to be able to carry those weights. As an adult, I have more emotional muscle to cope with anxiety about a move or a deadline, and I've developed an…