Classroom Management/ Reward Idea - pick a stick and class doesn't know who that person is until the end of the day. If that person behaved in line, listened and followed directions in class with few warnings, they get a reward. If the mystery person doesn't behave their name goes back into the container.
Shy students were always a welcome addition to my class. Probably because I had plenty of Chatty Cathy's in my class, so a few quiet ones help balance out the noise level. There are a few things I've found through the years that helped my shy students come out of their shell:
First, he blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, he challenges them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose. Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act. Dustin refers to it as a "bullet" in your year that you can refer back to again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."
This chart embodies the ethical standard of care and can be used in the classroom to help students well being and development of their learning potentials. It can also be used to promote a growth mindset within your classroom