Stop negative behavior in your classroom before it starts by reinforcing your expectations and recognizing positive student behaviors. With two simple tools, I successfully managed student behavior at the secondary level. A ticket system and "shout outs" are little to no cost, require little work for you as the teacher, and will encourage on task, positive behavior from your middle school and high school students.
Really want to do this! Eighth-graders created butterflies that are decorating a bulletin board at Thomas Jefferson Middle School after reading 'I Never Saw Another Butterfly' as part of their study of the Holocaust.
The Sangamon County Coroner confirms the 13-year-old killed in the shooting on East Scarritt is Savanna Wilson of Springfield. Wilson was a student at Jefferson Middle School in Springfield. A 12-year-old boy, described to be a close friend of the victim’s, was arrested and taken to the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center. He is facing charges of unlawful use of a weapon and reckless conduct. The juvenile is believed to have brought the weapon to the residence and accidentally shot…
If you’re still struggling to get students to utilize punctuation marks, then you’ll love this idea by sixth grade teacher Jane Strayer from Thomas Jefferson Middle School (Valparaiso, IN)! She has her students focus on their punctuation use when engaging in oral conversations.