"A good teacher is the perfect balance of firmness and understanding, of guidance and freedom, of mentor and friend."
2A. Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport
2B. Establishing a Culture for Learning
2C. Managing Classroom Procedures
2D. Managing Student Behavior
2E. Organizing Physical Space
I created this "looks-like sounds-like" chart for my students to be held accountable for their actions and behavior at the end of the day. The last twenty minutes of the day always proved to be problematic due to the lack of structure. Once this chart was introduced and reviewed daily, the problems decreased immensely.