The way it works is that when I need the class to quiet down, I start counting backwards from five: If I get to and there is even one student talking, I get the tally point. If the entire class is quiet, they get the point.
"Wheel of Choices" is designed to give students appropriate options in their struggles with others. Whenever they can, students should try three of these choices before approaching an adult with an issue. I think I could use this wheel myself tho!
When a student asks a question no one knows the answer to, including the teacher, the question will go up on this board. Students can bring back a written answer to one of the questions of their choice each week for extra credit.
The Behavior Alert shows the rules that were broken, and the students, as well as their parents, need to sign this. This is a great way for the parents to track their children's behavior and the teachers can also alert the parents if there are issues.
Culture of Achievement - TFA RGV - Picasa Web Albums - A way for classes to "compete" against each other. Specials teachers have their "top listed to make achieving a stripe visible (what does the class need to check off?