On 3/08/10, I tried this wrote:
> I USED to do this, but I found that it only works on Gym and Art
> days. On days when there's a Science or music prep...no kids wanted
> to go, so they would rather line up, walk, return to the room, line
> up, try again...and miss the entire period.
> I caught on immediately.
> Now, they go EARLY to Science and Music.
> On 3/08/10, pixie wrote:
>> Dr. Fred Jones' "Tools for Teaching" is a great resource. He
>> explains in detail a scenario of how to train elementary
>> students to walk quietly in the hall. Basically you tell them
>> what you expect in the hall and then as soon as the kids don't
>> do it, you turn them around and go back to the classroom and
>> start again Repeat as many times as necessary. After doing this
>> a couple of times the class will start shooting dirty looks at
>> the noisy ones and the class will be enforcing its own behavior.
>> He describes it in a very humorous way. He also has a lot of
>> free ideas on his website.