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School Rules, Ten Activities for Establishing Classroom Rules from EducationWorld

I have been recommending this article and included links for years. It is still a great collection of information:

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson274.shtml


Classroom Procedures Blog

A general list of procedures, very different from rules, for classrooms, and a great blog with interesting posts from a large number of teachers:

http://www.proteacher.org/c/188_Classroom_Procedures.html


Rules - How to run a a well-managed classroom beginning on Day One and developing throughout the year from the Donaldson Learning Project

This great article defines effective rule development:

http://www.brainsarefun.com/Rules.html


Why Classroom Rules and Procedures Fall Apart from suite101.com

An effective classroom management plan helps prevent teachers' rules and procedures from falling apart so that effective learning conditions can take place. You would not want to set up you rules and procedures and then not continue them effectively:

http://newteachersupport.suite101.com/article.cfm/why_rules_and_procedures_fall_apart


BOOKS


The Organized Teacher: A Hands-On Guide to Setting Up and Running a Terrific Classroom

by Steven Springer (ISBN 978-0071457071) $13.57
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One-Minute Discipline: Classroom Managment Strategies That Work

By Arnie Bianco (ISBN 978-0130452986) $19.77
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