Tips for using table groups as a classroom behavior management system in the classroom. Includes free team signs to hang and record points.
Table Groups: The Classroom Behavior Strategy that Works!
Table Groups for Classroom Behavior
To coordinate, those pods also have matching colored containers on their desks that hold materials.
Here is an image of my desk set-up with the table group signs hanging over the desk pods with corresponding table caddies.
How the Classroom Behavior System WorksHow it works is each group earns points throughout the week. They earn points for many things like leaving desks neat and tidy, working quietly, working hard, being bucket fillers, remembering to put up chairs, and lots more!
This class management technique is a teacher’s best friend because it is simple and encourages teamwork. The kids really work hard together and encourage each other to work hard and do their best! At the end of the week, the team with the most points earn the team trophy on their desk for the whole next week and those students get to pick a coupon from the coupon box. I also award the whole class when every group earns 40 points for the week. It works and it’s super easy to run! (And, just in case you didn’t know – Class Dojo offers a way to keep track as well)
FREE Table Group Signs to Easily Implement
If you are interested in my table group signs to use in your classroom and want to start using table groups as a classroom behavior strategy, please click the image below!
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