Hello again - yes I am joining up with this linky again to share how I manage behaviour.
This is a tricky one for me as I don't have photos to share.
I have tried very hard over the years to work from a positive place rather than a negative one. Sometimes, with some kids you need to look really hard to catch that positive moment. But hey, that is our job!
I have worked is schools where a "Code of Conduct" is sent home each month and if your record is perfect - you get to participate in a grade treat. House points as a school work well for yard behaviour and with older kids, but 5 year olds don't get it. I have worked in schools where a clipboard is used and crosses put against names and all we did was focus on negatives. I hated it! I have used a Traffic Light system and this worked and kids tried so hard to stay on green.
But this is what I do now..........
At the beginning of the year - like day one, moment one I talk about what is expected. Because I use Daily 5 there are anchor charts about each part and these impact greatly on learning behaviours.
When you are re-inforcing what is expected - we stop when the learning behaviour is not acceptable. Model what is incorrect and correct. I try hard to notice positives - but the big game changer is POINT OF NEED TEACHING AND LEARNING
I have found if the program is right for each child there are very little spot fires and much more focus on the work rather than the behaviour.