classroom management tips for kids and adolescents
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Classroom Management Tips for Children & Adolescents
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"Today I will behave as if this is the day I will be remembered. - Dr. Seuss
Kids act up for all sorts of reasons!
I dont understand Im have ADHD
My parents are getting a divorce
Understand your learners developmental needs
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?
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
Move around Include rest periods
Balance out activity and inactivity
Suggested Activities for Kids
Breaks Dance! Sing!
Suggested Activities for Adolescents
Pair or group mini tasks Circle discussions
Come up with the rules together
Photo by WellspringCS, Flic.kr/p/7FMy8L
Arrive on time Be nice to others Share Clean after myself Listen
Allow them to take a break
and do something
Talk to them about their
(Girl) Scout Troopers by JD Hancock, Flic.kr/p/8jBfQv
Celebrate what you
want to see more of.
- Thomas J. Peters
Girl Scouts visit Mayor Summey for Girl Scouts Week by North Charleston, Flic.kr/p/kVYxBZ
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
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At the end of the day, the most
overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement
of parents. - Jane D. Hull