Love & Logic: Change the wording of what you ask the kids to do and become more effective. It's all perspective. Change accusatory you statements, into action-packed I-statements Angela's school had a training session for Love and Logic
Mindful Brains Mindful Hearts pages) - By teaching self awareness and compassion students become more independent and classroom management becomes easier. Mindful Hearts Mindful Brains is easy to implement and students love it!
Copy 10 of these, laminate, cut out, carry some in your pocket. If a student is off task or disrupting, lay one on the desk. Later the student should return it to you with an explanation or a promise. Such an easy re-direct.