The way it works is that when I need the class to quiet down, I start counting backwards from five: If I get to and there is even one student talking, I get the tally point. If the entire class is quiet, they get the point.
Even experienced teachers need to read this. Practicing procedures and routines to mastery! This is gold. Do this technique for any procedure, it works! The best "how to" from Fred Jones on establishing rules, procedures and standards in your classroom!
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dislike having long lines of students waiting for me to edit their papers, I have them put their numbered clothespins on my clipboard so that I'll know who is ready to go. This would also be great for students waiting to take AR tests!