Praise to Prevent

Positive narration is one of the strongest classroom management tools we have. To positively reinforce desired classroom behavior, we need to narrate the positive behaviors that we see.

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Piers Blyth
Hot Spots

We all have certain locations in our classroom where students are a little more active than others. These are the "hot spots" of the classroom where students can become distracted and/or off task.

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"Bright Lines"

"Bright Lines" are clear beginning and end points to an activity. When transitioning into a new activity or when beginning practice, we need to be certain that students will be ready to begin without our assistance.

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Piers Blyth