If anyone walks in to my room loudly, I have them leave and start all
over-----walking in quietly. I tell them I want them to start off class the right
way so they can have a good successful class today. I also do the same as LM does
below and it works for me ( middle school).
LM Paris wrote:
> I have been starting class with everyone in their seats....no supplies. Same > thing I did with the Middle school last year. I stand ....and wait, quietly for > their attention. I originally explain that I will talk when they are quiet and > when I am done talking they have the rest of class to do their work and by me > waiting they are wasting their own studio time. I was teaching in block > > Again...not going to work for everyone, but it might for some.... > > LM