Teach Rules and Routines:
Describe acceptable behaviors with words and actions. BE specific.
Don't just tell your students to use acceptable voices:
hear silence. Ask them to demonstrate what voices are use during group work,
they should speak relatively quietly to their group members. Ask them who they
should be talking to at group times.
voice levels and when they are to be used.
behaviors and have them tell you what the acceptable behaviors are in the various
Provide honest and ongoing feedback:
something they could be doing to improve their behavior.
For instance, you may say that you really liked the way that they put everything
away so quickly and quietly.
What about the student who breaks the rules?
will need to bring the student to a spot that is away from the other students.
that they should work alone or that they should give an apology.