This would make a great procedure (Harry Wong). Count to five or hold up one finger at a time when the class needs to refocus. Discuss what occurs for each number at the beginning of the school year and eventually the reaction will be automatic.
This voice levels poster is used in most preschools during my placesment, I think it is an effective way for teachers to control the voices in the kinder. Child also remember the colors and related voice levels that they should use inside and outside.
Idea for Brownie Dance Badge: For a "surprise" movement/dance when you need something to fill time. Would be easy to put in a can and have a student pick one out. Use rhythm patterns for student to clap, or sing intervals, or name tempo markings, etc.
daily five check in. You could use different subjects for high school student. Maybe give your student a clothespin for each section to take off once they have done that activity. They could put the clothespins in a jar.
"Give Me Five" Behavior Management Poster This is the portrait/vertical version of the "Give Me Five" Poster. This is a poster based on the Give Me Five Behavior Management system. Students will refer to the poster to self-regulate their behavior.