5 Awesome and Simple Ways to Connect with Students and Build Relationships. Love the conversation notebooks. Really great ideas. Read more at: http://www.teachinginprogress.com/2015/11/5-simple-ways-to-connect-with-students.html
Regardless of which elementary grade you teach, you can keep bad language at bay by using the "stomp" method outlined in this blog post. This teacher has had success using this in her Kindergarten, 4th, and 6th grade classroom - so you can be sure it'll work with your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grade students as well. It's a great classroom management strategy that will work great during the first days of school. Let this back to school season be your best one yet!