This tool can be used many different ways such as, a discussion tool to talk about the various emotions ranging from safe to excited or a tool to discuss the gradations of emotions and when/where each emotion is appropriate. This scale can also be used to help students identify if they have a high or low (or medium) arousal level. Identifying and understanding your emotions is the first step towards making changes when necessary.
Free! Positive Emotions Scale
How To Manage Your Anger: Using Strategies
What to Do About ... Students Who Seek Attention
Are you trying to help your students use strong vocabulary to describe feelings? This Feelings A-Z poster will help improve the quality of your student's responses whether they are discussing their own feelings, the feelings of characters in books they are reading, or feelings of characters in the stories they are writing. Posters can be hung on classroom walls, projected onto SMARTboard, displayed in writing centers, or used as individual word walls in students folders.
lots of classroom management ideas--I'm completely obsessed with this girl's blog
Differentiated Behavior Punch Cards (Beach Theme) - As we all know, "One size doesn't fit all." These cute incentive cards can be used to motivate a wide range of students. These can be used for behavior, homework, reading, and math achievement. $
A great poster for my music classroom!
Classroom Management Strategies: Secret Superhero - Put a secret name in the jar each day. If that student follows the rules on that day, he/she gets a treasure.
Brain break sticks! Draw one every once in a while when the kiddos need to get some blood flowing to their brains.
Using the 5-Point Scale as a guide, this FREEBIE presents a visual scale which illustrates a behavioral escalation cycle, along with a narrative describing that behavior. It also suggests specific coping strategies students might implement to appropriately respond to their strong feelings.
good character behavior
NOISE…removing one letter at a time when our voice level gets too loud. When NO is left, there is NO more talking! Love this! A lot more clearer than just putting up strikes on the board or letting the noise escalate to a point where you just cut off talking. It also gives the kids a chance to regain control of their noise before it gets to that point.
NOISE…removing one letter at a time when our voice level gets too loud. When NO is left, there is NO more talking!