send a Behavior Plan home on the first day of school, outlining classroom rules, Clip Chart System, expectations, and consequences. The students and parents both have to sign the bottom before returning it to school.
a really fun idea for classroom management/transitions... the "action cup!" write different actions on popsicle sticks, such as "pretend your legs are spaghetti" and have one student pick an action for the class to do each time they transition!
I saw this wonderful idea in pInterest. It caught my attention as a nice straightforward, stand alone solution to behavior management. I am very interested to know how you would use this in class. It looks a great idea, but I would like some input from someone who has used this successfully or indeed unsuccessfully.