Why Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work

Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work

Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share: Click the image above to go to our 16-minute podcast about the benefits of this strategy and some tips for making the most of it.

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share

Effective Instructional Practices: This pin explains how to use a Think-pair-share. Think-pair-share is an easy, simple cooperative learning strategy that quickly…

EDITABLE Classroom Organizer for Middle/High School Teache

Teacher/Life Planner for UPPER Grades: Real Men Teach - Editable

EDITABLE Classroom Organizer for Middle/High School Teacher. I want to make one that says "you MUSTACHE your passwords." For student to record user/pass in their agendas.

DBT Mindfulness Skills Preview

Mindfulness--teaching and training your mind to slow down and focus on the simple things in life.Helps to relieve anxiety, stress.Deep breathing and bringing the mind back to silent chant of 'Om' is quite helpful

This is a poster that be used in your Kindergarten classroom to talk about rules and expectations from the 1st day of school to the last. Graphics ...

(free) Kindergarten rules and expectations poster for the classroom - so important to talk about rules and expectations from the day of school

How I Create and Maintain A Positive Classroom Culture for K-2!

I have done notes from a "Chair Pocket Fairy" in the past rewarding students who keep their supplies neat and orderly. I could definitely extend that idea into rewarding students who are kind, etc.

Mindfulness Activities for Children Preview

Addressing spirituality with children is different than addresing spirituality in adults, and it can start with mindfulness. I thought this article was great because it provides free, printable worksheets of activities to facilitate mindfulness with child

3 Classroom Management Tips That Changed My Life. There are three simple tips that I was given that have come to dramatically change my classroom. They are not hard to follow or difficult to implement, but they have made life much simpler for me, and have reduced problematic behaviors. Around this time of the year, students are showing their true colors. Here are three ways to get back on track for the New Year.

You will never yell again with these three classroom management techniques: Number the Class, Five Rules, and Music Transitions. grade point of view

Brag tags will change the culture of your classroom. By promoting, rewarding, and encouraging positive behavior you will see an increase in your students' efforts on both a academic and social level. This post provides links to 15 different sets of brag tags along with some great resources that will help make brag tags successful in your classroom.

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Brag tags will change the culture of your classroom. By promoting, rewarding, and encouraging positive behavior you will see an increase in your students' efforts on both a academic and social level. This post provides links to 15 different sets of brag t

organizing centers, organizing centers in preschool, organizing centers in kindergarten

Organizing Centers in the Early Childhood Classroom

Learn how to create a classroom job chart that is easy, simple, and effective.

Class Jobs Made Easy

Look what we found! A School Family™ Promise which is another form of Class Commitments! To learn more about The Conscious Discipline® Brain Smart Start™ visit Shubert's Classroom: http://consciousdiscipline.com/shubert/shuberts-classroom.asp

I love this idea! Ricca's Kindergarten: Class Promise {This would also work with my class' mission statement. The little faces really personalize it.

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