Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
How do you help students work through their emotions when they are angry in class? I have started using this cool down center as a classroom management tool and an immediate way for students to relax and calm down. Check it out at LivingLearningLee.
Punch Cards for Positive Behavior - Each student gets a punch card, and when the teacher sees students with exemplerary behavior, they get a punch. When the punchcard is full, the student gets a reward.