Category Archives: Behavior Management

Think Time for Planning Lessons and Life

What exactly is think time? For me it’s a block of time that I actually set aside to just sit and think. What, you ask in shock? Who has time to just sit and think? Isn’t that just a waste of time, sitting and thinking? The short answer is no. Think time makes me more … Continue reading Think Time for Planning Lessons and Life »

Need Your Students Quiet and On-Task? Try Secret Workers.

Need a new strategy to get your students to stay quiet and focus on their work? Try Secret Workers. Secretly pick two people and write their names down. Announce to the class that the teacher has picked two Secret Workers. If the two Secret Workers are quiet, follow the directions, and stay on task, they … Continue reading Need Your Students Quiet and On-Task? Try Secret Workers. »

Students Forgetting Their Homework? Try This Behavior Reflection Approach

If a student forgets his or her homework, a teacher may have the student stay in at recess or during study hall, do the missing work, and fill out a behavior reflection form. This form is designed to have students think about what they did, why it was inappropriate, and how to avoid this behavior … Continue reading Students Forgetting Their Homework? Try This Behavior Reflection Approach »