I thought the idea of incremental punishment is good, gradually prolonging the loss of recess time gives teachers and students room to work and improve before giving them a harsh consequence for misbehaving based on the level of misbehavior.
STEM Setting Expectations for Group Work Activity. This STEM idea is a great first project for group work of any kind. Students attach strings to a rubber band which is then used to manipulate solo cups from one configuration to another.
This 16 page file includes 36 brain breaks to do with your students. Detailed instructions and photos are included. Print the labels and glue them to popsicle sticks for a quick and easy way to incorporate them into your classroom.