Miss Giraffe's Class: 20 Classroom Management Strategies You Can Start Right Away Use Popsicle sticks with each student's name and randomly choose a name to give that student a prize if they are on task.
Works stations fo any class!
Anchor charts - I like the personal narrative one. Could use that for beginning-of-year writing exercise to get to know students and to assess ELA skills - can be adapted for middle school
Behavior Management Ideas
"Cool down" cube! This is where students go to calm down. The cool down cube is equipped with a visual Velcro checklist on calming down, a weighted blanket/ vest, and a basket of social stories and picture books related to dealing with anger!
6 desks around a rhomboid table. Table has all necessities and plugs for charging. Kids face wall in "pods" so I can see their activities, they stay focused, but free chairs allow easy swiveling for whole class instruction.
When you have a child with Autism in your regular classroom or special education classroom. It is important that you at least have some backgrounds to help calm the child.
I am hearing from so many teacher friends who are hard at work preparing for the start of the school year.
Classroom procedures checklist on power point - Stay on task and remember all the routines you wanted to talk about. rules for the beginning of the year