Collaborative Behavior Planning: Putting Students at the Helm

Francesca RivelliniBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, UDL

In this post: Discover the biggest problem with most student behavior plans What is a student-led behavior plan? Steps to make a student-led behavior plan work for students and teachers Let’s get this out in the open: implementing and designing behavior plans to improve the behavior of challenging students is not an easy task. Sometimes they work, and sometimes they … Read More

#1 Tip for Classroom Management: Engagement, Engagement, Engagement

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Teach Further

In this post: Education must be more than neon paper, glittery notebooks, and one day after school events. Every time I work with a group of teachers on classroom management strategies, a groan takes over the room when I say that dreaded word….. Engagement! The endless misconceptions of what engagement actually means are the root causes of each groan. What … Read More

Top 6 Ways to Mess up Flexible Seating in Your Classroom

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Lesson Planning

6 Ways to Mess Up Flexible Seating In Your Classroom

Oh No! Don’t mess up your flexible seating game! In This Post: Sometimes we can get too excited about a new initiative and jump in too quickly. Consider these 6 mistakes to avoid when implementing flexible seating in your classroom. Not having enough seats, focusing too much on quantity, and not communicating with stakeholders are just a few of the … Read More

The First Moments of Instruction

Bryan ZwemkeBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Lesson Planning

In This Post The beginning to any classroom can be enhanced & elevated Opportunities for student voice can add additional layers to the success of starting a class off right Technology can add a new layer to the first moments of instruction. Try it out! Starting instruction for a student happens everyday, multiple times a day and the students and … Read More

The Simple Way to Reach Behaviorally Challenging Students

Francesca RivelliniBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation

THE SIMPLE WAY TO REACH BEHAVIORALLY CHALLENGING STUDENTS

In this Post: Managing behaviors in the classroom can actually be pretty simple. Every teacher is capable of managing behaviors in their classroom. When we think about behavior, we tend to think about rules and consequences, but it’s not about that. Our classroom expectations need to be generalized to the real world. Setting effective expectations is the one thing that … Read More