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AWESOME letters

This is such a simple way to reward good class behavior. All you need is cut-out letters that spell “awesome” and sticky magnets. If you don’t have cut-out letters, you can simply write the letters on the board as students … Continue reading

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cube of fortune

  The cube of fortune is a fun, simple, and best of all free way to reward students for good behavior. In my class, all students who stay on green or blue all week get to participate. Students who were … Continue reading

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rewards

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to classroom things, I am a fan of simple, effective, and cheap, especially when it comes to my behavior plan. While I believe strongly in the motivation of intrinsic awards and … Continue reading

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behavior blocks

I tried many different systems for implementing behavior, but the system that worked the best for me was behavior blocks. I can’t claim that I came up with this great idea though. One of my husband’s friends came to visit … Continue reading

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the principal’s office?

Where there are rules, there are consequences. At least, that’s the case in the classroom. As a kid, the number five consequence was always ‘go to the principal’s office.’ And what a terrifying prospect that was. I remember in first … Continue reading

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class rules

As a kid, I figured that all my teachers ever did was decorate cute bulletin boards and grade papers. And they of course slept at school because a teacher in the real world, well that’s just weird. As an education … Continue reading

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