Rowan’s 4 Rules

The four rules I would have posted visibly in my classroom and draw students’ attention to daily would be:

1) Treat yourself and others with respect at all times. (Rules of Respect (SAT): Space, Action, Tone)

2) Come to class prepared with homework, materials needed for the lesson, and a positive attitude.

3) Follow the three Ls (Look, Listen, Learn) when someone else is speaking.

4) Help and encourage each other to succeed.

I would call on students to work together as a community to decide on specific procedures and ways of remembering how to meet the behavioral expectations of each of these rules on the first day of class.

A website that I found helpful was an article about classroom management published by the American Psychological Association:

Here is a link to an image of my wordle:


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