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My teacher uses a Noise Meter similar to this one. The Noise Meter is a cool way to remind students the correct noise level that they should be using! You just use the paper clip and move it to the appropriate noise level the students should be using.

UPDATED!  (Being offered at a discount!) Year after year, this product encourages students to HAPPILY complete their homework!  I have done this for years, and it has HANDS DOWN increased the percentage of kids that turn in their homework on a daily basis.  This is a classroom MUST HAVE! $

(Being offered at a discount!) Year after year, this product encourages students to HAPPILY complete their homework!

Each time a student BLURTS out loud without raising hand they have to take one down.  Last person to have all 3 gets rewarded! Man I could REALLY use this this year!

It's called a "Blurt Chart". If students blurt out they take a happy face off the chart (they are velcroed on). They have 3 chances throughout the day. You can take minutes away from recess, etc. for each happy face taken off the chart.

Totally love this and this WILL be my classroom discipline this year. I think I am done with tickets. We will see!

Fun Friday stuff, not more learning. :) Plus, this post is hilarious. :) Fun Friday Idea-Kids who have earned the most good behavior tickets throughout the week get to choose first from the Fun Friday board!

Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early! First off, I LOVE boggle!! Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning!

Classroom Boggle-with letters! for kids who finish early! First off, I LOVE boggle! Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning!

7 First week of school activities for middle schoolers

Just made this Question ball. While in a circle, Have students say the name of the person he/she is throwing to (to practice learning names). The person who catches it says their name again and answers whatever question their right thumb lands on.