This is a great first day/week activity for getting to know students, and they will love it because it involves candy! They randomly choose an M out of the bag, depending on the color they choose they will answer a question about themselves.
This might seem elementary.but I love the quiet spray idea! Very cool teacher ideas on this site. Quiet spray has nothing in the bottle but air. This may be the smartest classroom management tool I have ever seen.
These hand signals can prevent distractions in the classroom when the students are working silently. Teaching Standard IV Learning Environment, Element teachers manage the learning environment for the effective operation of the classroom.
A "prize line" for the student who is picked randomly as the "secret person" displaying appropriate behaviors. Via: Fifth in the Middle: Student Motivation - What's Working This Week. Use with the token economy I pinned.