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Classroom Management – Consistency & Routine

October 25, 2012

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Consistency and routine are two very important parts of classroom management. The teacher needs to be consistent in their response to discipline and inappropriate behavior. Also, the teacher needs to stick to a routine in the classroom, giving the kids a measure of control by knowing what to expect. First, let’s talk about consistency. Being […]

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The Hot Seat

June 6, 2012

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As a bonus to the series I have written on classroom discipline, here is a fun class motivation technique that I have used to encourage appropriate behavior in the classroom. It’s called “The Hot Seat.” The Hot Seat works in elementary classes and is great as a way of encouraging the kids to motivate each […]

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Creating Classroom Rules

June 5, 2012

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Continuing the series on discipleship & classroom discipline, this post is about creating classroom rules. With expectations and consequences defined, it is time for each teacher to create some rules specific to their own classroom. Rather than having one set of rules for the entire Sunday School, set specific rules for each classroom. This allows […]

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Uh oh! Consequences for Inappropriate Behavior

June 4, 2012

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In this series I have been discussing classroom discipline. In the last post I discussed creating reasonable expectations for Sunday School behavior. In this post, I will discuss reasonable consequences to set for inappropriate behavior.       Once expectations are set, consequences need to be agreed upon for inappropriate behavior. It’s important that all […]

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It’s All About Respect! Creating Reasonable Expectations for Sunday School Behavior

June 3, 2012

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In the first post I talked about classroom discipline. This is a topic that many teachers dread and I encouraged teachers to see discipline in a new light. It’s about making disciples! In this post, it’s all about respect! With the understanding that the goal of discipline is discipleship, the next step is to create […]

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