**Updated - I put the attention getters into a table format**I use these Whole Brain Teaching attention getters on a daily basis with my ELL students. These attention getters are a great way to improve your classroom management. I usually pick one
My teacher uses a Noise Meter similar to this one. The Noise Meter is a cool way to remind students the correct noise level that they should be using! You just use the paper clip and move it to the appropriate noise level the students should be using.
These 'Brag Bracelets' are an awesome classroom management tool will have students want to work hard to earn them!I particularly love the fact that students get to take them home which helps to create a positive teacher/parent communication.
Number magnets to keep track of kids you allow to leave the room. Use a cookie sheet with glass stones glued to scrapbook paper and a magnet. then trim in fun duct tape! (The cookie sheet magnet board is pretty sweet for multiple different crafts.
I really love these end of the day questions. Often we get caught up in the hustle and the bustle of the days work. But maintaining student relationships and forming those bonds is crucial to classroom and student success.
All about me bag - Each child fills the bag with 4 things about them and brings it into school. They can decorate the bag too. I did this with my own items as a first day of school ice breaker. Maybe get large paper sacks from the grocery