Remember teachers banging on desks to get students' attentions? Not anymore! Here's 15 clever call and responses to get your students' attention in a good way!:
How to Calm a Disruptive Class: The Quick & Easy Method that saves teachers' sanity...personally more a fan of the post-it note modification
15 creative & respectful ways to quiet a class - amazing ideas on how to get your students' attention without yelling.
5 Teacher Comments We Need To Stop Saying To Students - Edwords Blog - BAM! Radio Network | BAM! Radio Network
Love these ideas for quick critical thinking and teamwork activities! #5MinuteFillers
27 Attention-Getters For Quieting A Noisy Classroom
7 ways to increase student engagement
From the National Assn of School Psychologists, teacher info on how to help ADHD students in the classroom.
a fun way to get your kids to stop chatting.... check out the link for a cute video and little tricks on how to use it for classroom management!
GoNoodle classroom brain breaks -- get kids moving, breathing, and more focused with these fun brain breaks throughout the day.
What to do when a student isn't paying attention.
Strategies for Dealing with Sleepy Students via @TeachHUB.com
No Interrupting Song - music for classroom management
When someone is doing something they shouldn't be, instead of calling them out, ring the bell and draw attention to someone who WAS on task. (She gives a tally.) Makes everyone aware they are being watched without hurting feelings. http://littlestlearners.blogspot.com/2010/06/dingyou-are-now-free-to-start-focusing.html
Cute and unique attention grabbers
A bunch of fun timers for the classroom.
Line up chants freebie
More attention getters from http://pocketfullofkinders.blogspot.com/2011/08/attention-grabbers-freebie_09.html
Adorable for the classroom door! Cute sayings for getting kids ready to line-up.
Recite this cute poem each morning to get your students ready for learning.
Classroom redirection without interrupting the class. Copy about 10 of these on a piece of paper, laminate, cut out, carry some in your pocket as you walk around the classroom. If a student if off task or disturbing, lay one on the desk. Later the student should return it to you with an explanation and promise. Great idea for centers.
Use this "quiet spray" in your classroom to signal kids to get quiet.
This 4S poster reminds students to be silent, still, smiling, and in a straight line when they line up to leave the classroom.
Back to School and Whole Body Listening Poster