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.
Classroom Decor Classroom Sign Teacher by LittleLifeDesigns -- I will definitely use this because it gives each student a sense of value.that they are respected and loved in my classroom. It also creates a welcoming environment.
Number magnets to keep track of kids you allow to leave the room. Use a cookie sheet with glass stones glued to scrapbook paper and a magnet. then trim in fun duct tape! (The cookie sheet magnet board is pretty sweet for multiple different crafts.
Writing Goal Board Students use post-its to self-edit each piece of writing for spacing, punctuation, capitalization, and sight word spelling Have writing paper with place to put a "personal goal" at the top.