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Hey everyone.. Hope your year has started off well... mine
has started off with back surgery so I am out for 4 weeks
but can't wait to get back to the classroom.. I was
wondering if you could give me some ideas on how you use
classroom management in kindergarten. I have been teaching
for over 15 years and would like to try something new...
The other teachers in my school are using the apple tree...
every child has an apple with their name on it and if they
break a rule, they remove their apple to basket 1, 2, or 3
and they get consequences as time out of play. I do not
want to use this and wondered if any of you could give me a
fresh and POSITIVE approach to classroom management.. The
last few years I have strayed away from moving "apples" and
more on classroom community/positive "discipline", but just
wondering if you could give me fresh ideas so when I start
in a couple of weeks, I can be ready to go...See More
Russell /blockquote>

I am also a kindergarten teacher. I currently use moving
individual cards, but this is only because of my "active"
class last year. The year before I used colored cups that
coordinated with my table colors. I would give marbles to
tables doing a great job and take them away from tables
breaking rules. Th...See More
Aug 20, 2007
Maggie /blockquote>

I would love some fresh ideas too.......Something that is easy
to manage. Thank you.

Maggie

On 8/20/07, Russell wrote:
> I am also a kindergarten teacher. I currently use moving
> individual cards, but this is only because of my "active"
> class last year. The year before I used co...See More
Aug 31, 2007
Chelsea Liebetrau /blockquote>

I had something similar... I'm an art teacher and when I student taught the
teacher had the word ART on flip cards. If the students were too loud or
misbehaving, they would lose a letter. It's my first year teaching and I didn't like
the negative aspect of the ART letters, so I reversed it. When they are doing a...See More
Jan 21, 2008


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