I thought the idea of incremental punishment is good, gradually prolonging the loss of recess time gives teachers and students room to work and improve before giving them a harsh consequence for misbehaving based on the level of misbehavior.
Classroom Management Tips for First-Year Teachers--This is a fantastic article! It approaches management from a philosophical angle, sort of the how and why to build success into management strategies and procedures.
Recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Dessert - There is nothing quite like a creamy, no-bake layered dessert. Especially when those layers are chocolate and peanut butter. (no bake desserts peanut butter)
Chatter tracker--I like this as a reminder to students about the voice level to have during specific times of the day. I wouldn't use this exact phrasing, and I would actually make a stop light to "light up" as a reference for the kids.