Classroom Management

Classroom Management

*Student awards and certificates are on the awards page.

DoYour Students Really Know What You Want?
An article by Richard Seely BJU Press.

Create a Climate for Learning
Includes twelve teacher-tested tips for behavior management from

Weaning the Helpless Handraisers, Part 1
Part 2Part 3From Dr. Fred Jones Tools for Teaching.

Using Student Numbers
Practical uses for student numbers to help in classroom management

The Compassionate Teacher
By Connie Collons BJU Press.

Working With Emotionally and Behaviorally Challenged Students
Effective techniques for working with these students.

Classroom Rules

A Classroom Rules Chart (one sheet)
Print and assemble this rules chart from
four sheets

Rules, Routines, and Standards
Teaching routines save time and effort. This excellent article is from Dr. Fred Jones.

Classroom Rules with Pictures
Another idea for classroom rules. This could be blown up to a larger poster.

Walking in Line
Strategies from other teachers.

Class Rules and Consequences
Some teacher ideas for class rules and consequences.

Four Sets of Class Rules
Some suggestions here on

Power Point Template for Class Rules
Powerpoint template for class rules.These could be used to introduce rules or to give information to parents at Open House.

Praise, Rewards, and Incentives

Can Adults Praise Children Too Much?
The debate about praise and praise pointers.

Classroom Rewards Reap Dividends for Teachers and Students
An article about rewards with some excellent suggestions.

Printable Awards
A variety of printable awards and incentive charts here.

A List of Award Ideas
A list of 49 ideas for awards from

Parent Communication

Planning for Parent Conferences
Information on preparing for the conference, the setting, and conducting the conference. There are also printable forms for the conference

Parent Communication? Try a Classroom Web Page
A Missouri teacher tells how technology helps her communicate with parents and family.

Classroom Newsletter Templates
Eight different templates created in Microsoft Word. They are in a zip file and will need to be unzipped.

Substitute Teaching

Substitute Teaching - Tricks of the Trade
Written by Mr. Sturgeon, a substitute teacher.

Substitute Teacher Resources
These resources are for classroom teachers and substitutes and are from

Ten Classroom Games
These games are great time fillers or can be used at the end of the day.

Puzzles and Games
I always carried preprinted word search or crossword puzzle type games with me for those students who finish their work quickly.