EASY ways to make BRAIN BREAKS successful in your classroom. Want to know more about brain breaks and how they work? This post is FULL is great ideas for implement brain breaks in any class! by sabrina
My sign would read, "Wait! Did you remember to write your name on your paper? Highlight it with a yellow highlighter or write it in using a highlighter that is NOT yellow!", and there would not be a sign on my highlighter container.
Idea for Brownie Dance Badge: For a "surprise" movement/dance when you need something to fill time. Would be easy to put in a can and have a student pick one out. Use rhythm patterns for student to clap, or sing intervals, or name tempo markings, etc.
*Student Job* - "Attendance Clerk" takes a folder from the crate in the morning. Work for the absent student(s) go in the folder during the day. At the end of the day, the folder is returned to the crate.
I thought the idea of incremental punishment is good, gradually prolonging the loss of recess time gives teachers and students room to work and improve before giving them a harsh consequence for misbehaving based on the level of misbehavior.