Students have to write in a log every time they do not turn in their homework on time and explain themselves. This helps teachers keep track of how many times the same student does not do his/her homework, makes students think about why they did not do their homework, and establishes accountability.
Holiday Edition: Special Needs Resources for Parents (including How to Deal With Relatives Who Don’t Believe in Learning and Attention Issues) :: PragmaticMom
Interesting idea!! A secret student is randomly selected and the teacher monitors that student for the day. If the student does well, he/she is recognized and is rewarded. If he/she does not do well, the student is not named and the teacher just tells the class that the secret student did not have a good day but tomorrow will be a better day.
Teacher Tipster (Whisper Bell) All we need is a lil' peace and quiet...right teachers!?!? Here's a little tip to help you control the volume level in your classroom. Look for more tips like this at www.teachertipste.... Excellent video on keeping voices down in the classroom.
Fun encouragement cards that highlight good behavior. $
Helping Kids Deal with Big Feelings - a follow up after my post on not squashing my kids feelings from @katepickle
kindness wreath | add a ribbon for each act of kindness you catch a student doing throughout the year