I need this in my classroom!

Take an EMPTY spray bottle and before needing quiet, "spray" the class. For example, when walking down the hall, or when expecting a guest speaker, and before a test.

Classroom Management

25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers - BuzzFeed Mobile

Love the mgmt ideas passed on from Dr, Jean in this blog post!

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lots of classroom management ideas

Soak your clothespins in RIT dye to make color-coded clothespins. | 25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

Post your pictures throughout the school year- I love this idea for a bulletin board that will not ever need to be changed!!! Just keep on adding pics!!! :)

Quiet critters-when you decide it is important for students to be quiet pass out quiet critters- take them away from students who talk. At the end of the activity anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, whatever you use. Brilliant! Teaching Chick

The Mystery Box is one of our favorite classroom activities!! Introduce it with the "Mystery Box" song from Super Simple Songs 2. http://www.supersimplesongs.com/cd2-18.html

Walk over and hand this to a child instead of yelling across the classroom.--"Warning cards"

Happy Birthday balloon taped to a pixie stick: pass out on child's birthday!

Cute! And relevant. Wouldn't it be great to replace TV with reading for entertainment? Bulletin Board ideas. From Marci Coombs Blog

The Sharpener that all the teachers are talking about. It was even made by a teacher...The blog also has a description of her pencil management in her classroom, very clever! I SERIOUSLY need this!!!!

In today's schools, teachers need to have a wide range of practical st | Special Needs Project

flip charts that say: I need help, I'm working hard, and I'm finished..