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  • Classroom Management Tips for Children & Adolescents

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  • Photo by kindercapes,

    "Today I will behave as if this is the day I will be remembered. - Dr. Seuss

  • Kids act up for all sorts of reasons!

  • Im tired

    Im hungry

    I dont understand Im have ADHD

    My parents are getting a divorce

  • Understand your learners developmental needs

    Attention Spans:

    Ages 2-3= 3-4 minutes Age 5= 5 to 10 minutes Ages 6-8= 15-20 minutes Ages 9-12= 22-35 minutes

  • Go in with a positive attitude!

    Were going to rock this


  • Put yourself in a better mood before class!


    Give yourself pep talks

    Relax with music

    Meditate Eat breakfast

  • Change the environment to

    help you facilitate!

  • Image CC Classroom View by Kathy Cassidy, Flicker

    Learning Stations Group work

    Individual work Whole class

  • How do I manage this?

  • Activity Logs

  • Calendars

  • Give each group a stack of yellow, blue, & red cups. The top cup is their status. Yellow= sunny & bright, everything's all right Blue= we're through, what should we do? Red= we have a problem we cannot solve alone

    The Cup System

  • Differentiate activities

    Move around Include rest periods

    Balance out activity and inactivity

  • Suggested Activities for Kids


    Closing song/dance

    Breaks Dance! Sing!

    Hands-on activities

    Story time

    Hello song

  • Suggested Activities for Adolescents

    Pair or group mini tasks Circle discussions


    Scavenger Hunts

    Surveys Videos

    Interviews Journal

    Hands-on activities




  • Come up with the rules together

    Photo by WellspringCS,

  • Arrive on time Be nice to others Share Clean after myself Listen

  • Communicate nonverbally!

  • Allow them to take a break

    and do something


  • Talk to them about their


  • Digital Badges

    (Girl) Scout Troopers by JD Hancock,

    Celebrate what you

    want to see more of.

    - Thomas J. Peters

  • Girl Scouts visit Mayor Summey for Girl Scouts Week by North Charleston,

    They mark a certain achievement ... when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout's arm, if that girl has won the same badge, it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them. - Juliette Lowe

    Humanize digital learning





  • Credly free iOS app



    At the end of the day, the most

    overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement

    of parents. - Jane D. Hull

    Parent partnerships

  • @ShellTerrell