Positive Reinforcement! It's always easier to get onto a student but forget to reward when they show desired behavior and to reward students that are always good but are often over looked for being so.
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draw your attention to POSITIVE behavior! As chaos ensues within the classroom (and by chaos I mean anything from "getting a little chatty" to "full on riots"), I look for someone who is doing the right thing. And then... DING! I whack my little bell and the room comes to a screeching halt. Because: a) They know somebody is about to get awarded a tally and (even if they were the one go-go dancing on a desk they still hold a flicker of) hope that it will be their name c...
Warning Cards (Low Tech): The warning cards I found say “Please stop what you are doing and rethink your behavior choice. Bring this card back to me in 5 minutes and tell me what you were doing wrong and how you are going to make better choices.” Handing this note to a student may be more effective than verbal redirection; the teacher does not have to interrupt instruction to let a student know they are misbehaving.
Have one person sit on a chair in front of a white board while the others wrote a positive phrase about them. Take a picture to give to each person. A very creative and positive group activity for older kids