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Posts Made By: peggyteach
Board: Magnolia Room 07-06-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
I hope your interview went well. I'm sure that...

I hope your interview went well. I'm sure that when your interviewers were aware that you are taking the class this summer they wouldn't expect you to know the strategies yet. It is enough to know...
Board: Magnolia Room 07-06-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By peggyteach
I started out slowly with just morning meeting at...

I started out slowly with just morning meeting at first. I think that's what happens - you choose what feels most comfortable and add pieces as you learn more and are able to try more. Even after...
Board: Magnolia Room 05-12-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
My school is really tight this year with time...

My school is really tight this year with time first thing in the morning, too. I don't wait for the announcements to be done - I try to get them to the mm circle asap after attendance and lunch...
Board: Magnolia Room 04-18-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By peggyteach
been there

Using a lot of Energizers seems like a good idea. I have had classes like this, and sometimes it's just a bad mix, and we have to hope that they are learning that adults (that's us!) can be patient,...
Board: Magnolia Room 04-18-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By peggyteach
start tomorrow

Anyone can start to implement RC practices at any time- actually the end of the school year might be a good time to play around with some new ideas. For example, teacher language can be very...
Board: Magnolia Room 03-30-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By peggyteach
end-of-day pick up

I think it's fun to add some wild music for the one minute pick-up and let them move to the music. It makes it a fun chore.

I think it's Atlas Pencil Co. that sells a gross of misprinted pencils...
Board: Magnolia Room 11-10-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By peggyteach
Thanks for that link. Great! Peggy

Thanks for that link. Great!
Peggy
Board: Magnolia Room 11-10-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
quiet time

Hi Tia,
You can decide what works for your class, and add more independence and as they grow.
My 4th grade class now has about 10 minutes - can start homework, read, draw, rest listening to the...
Board: Magnolia Room 10-24-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By peggyteach
time out

The RC position on time out is that it is used so that a child can regain self-control (as all Logical consequences) . There are no steps, it is used as needed, as often as needed for the child. The...
Board: Magnolia Room 10-03-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By peggyteach
visit the RC website

http://www.responsiveclassroom.org/blog/?p=1223

Here is one link that might help.

There are a couple of other articles that give specific info on how RC and PBIS can be compatible when it is...
Board: Magnolia Room 10-02-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By peggyteach
great ideas

Such fun classrooms! I just say "it's time for Morning meeting" How dull!
Board: Magnolia Room 10-02-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By peggyteach
pep talk!

Tatum, you are giving it your all! You are using RC teacher language and you are doing your best at being consistent with the logical consequences (nobody is perfect with this!) If kids are not used...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-23-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By peggyteach
Whole grade morning meeting

We have a big school, and right now we do monthly grade level meetings - 250 4th graders. We follow the mm format. greeting(so kids can greet kids from other classes) - share (usually one class...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-23-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By peggyteach
KyTeach3, I'm wondering if you have support...

KyTeach3,
I'm wondering if you have support from your administration. Do you have people available who can remove a defiant student to take a time-out in the office or w/ a guidance counselor, when...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
Hi NancyAnne, This is an on-going discussion at...

Hi NancyAnne,
This is an on-going discussion at my school, and I know, at many other schools. Being recognized for being respectful and responsible is a wonderful thing - and adds to kids' sense of...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
Cookiemon, If you are beginning to use RC...

Cookiemon, If you are beginning to use RC strategies - morning meeting, teacher language, logical consequences - eventually, you will find that you don't really need your marble jar any more.
My...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
Modeling the greeting, be sure to model what to...

Modeling the greeting, be sure to model what to do when you are finished with your turn. What do you notice? I was sitting and watching and listening to the next person. Then everyone practices. It...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By peggyteach
Love it!

Seems so easy, Mrs. Lilbit! You were calm, matter-of-fact, helpful, empowering. So good for the kids!
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By peggyteach
On the first few days it is important to model...

On the first few days it is important to model how you want them to respond to the message. You need to decide the routine. Maybe to model, you can send them a couple at a time. Notice how . . ....
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By peggyteach
In addition to the wise words said already,...

In addition to the wise words said already, safety of the other children is top priority. Every school should have a crisis team that will come quickly to remove a student who is out of control....
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
Being proactive about homework has been my best...

Being proactive about homework has been my best solution to that problem. There have been some great things written about homework, and it has made me re-think my approach.

The first couple of...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By peggyteach
Every year is different, and it sounds like this...

Every year is different, and it sounds like this year you have found out that this time it will take longer to teach the silent signal, and probably every other routine that you have in your...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
First, this is only the 2nd week of school, so be...

First, this is only the 2nd week of school, so be patient :) You are doing good proactive work w/ Adam. It takes time to practice new behaviors and you are on the way!


You already have seen...
Board: Magnolia Room 09-04-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By peggyteach
older kids

For 5th graders, I have used that to get the discussion going- just modeling a classroom map for all to see- and it 's helpful for some. Others find a brainstorming of subjects and topics to be ...
Board: Magnolia Room 08-21-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By peggyteach
Sounds like you have done the most important part...

Sounds like you have done the most important part of the planning. . . great idea . . .please post and tell us what you decided to do with the flowers!
Peggy



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