Classroom Management: The Purple Clipboard

I have heard it said that the best way to increase positive behavior to is to reduce the need for negative behaviors to occur...I have many systems that keep my classroom running smoothly--from classroom jobs to signs and signals that we use in class.  We fill each others buckets, we make commitments during class meetings to improve our decision-making, we celebrate successes big and small, and we examine the "why" behind our behavior choices.Further, I spend the first month (or two!) of the school year spelling out the positive behaviors...

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Published By: Finding Joy in 6th Grade - Sunday, 3 June, 2012

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