Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Punch Cards for Positive Behavior - Each student gets a punch card, and when the teacher sees students with exemplerary behavior, they get a punch. When the punchcard is full, the student gets a reward.
Do you have students with autism who need to learn appropriate coping strategies to avoid overreacting if they make a mistake? Social stories, contingency maps, and size of my problem scales can help students learn better ways to manage their own behavio