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You Can Handle Them All is a comprehensive guide to managing a long list of disruptive classroom behaviors. For each behavior, the site provides behavior examples, effects on other students, and suggestions on how teachers should and should not respond to these behaviors.
http://www.disciplinehelp.com/behindex/default.htm

Student Teacher Development in Classroom Management is an interactive site with a collection of critical incidents related to classroom management from several elementary teachers and we have classified these incidents into thirteen categories. http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~fboutin/frame.html

Teacher Talk
provides tips for creating a peaceful classroom, Issues, interventions and ideas for conflict management.
http://education.indiana.edu/cas/tt/v2i3/v2i3toc.html

"www.BehaviorAdvisor.com" offers THOUSANDS of tips on managing student behavior, and provides step-by-step directions for implementing a great number of standard interventions. It also contains a bulletin board on which you can post your disciplinary concerns and receive suggestions from teachers around the world. http://maxweber.hunter.cuny.edu

Good Behavior Charts has ready to print behavior charts. Click on each picture to see a larger image of that picture. To save the graphic to your computer right click on the image and then click on "save image as" if you are using a windows machine. Mac users should hold down their mouse button on the image and then click on "save image as". Use the browsers "Back" button to return. http://www.ehhs.cmich.edu/~tbushey/tidbits/page1.htm

Managing Student Conduct shares the many things to consider when planning for students' behavior. This page address areas such as room arrangement, setting expectations, managing student work and misbehavior, There is also information about working with ESOL students and a handy chart of effective and ineffective praise. http://www.adprima.com/managing.htm

11 Techniques for Better Classroom Discipline lists techniques for achieving effective classroom control. Short discussion of each technique is provided. http://www.honorlevel.com/steps.html

Behavior Management Strategies has a great list of strategies and ideas to incorporate into your behavior management plans.
http://www.learnnc.org/newlnc/carepak.nsf

Can Teach: A List of Ways to Encourage Good Behavior lists ways to get the best behavior from your students. There are ideas here for both groups and individuals http://www.track0.com/canteach/elementary/classman1.html

Classroom Management For New Teachers
Practical advice for new teachers on addressing the discipline problems all teachers face.  http://people.clarityconnect.com/webpages/terri/classmanagement.html

Classroom Management of Attention Deficits
102 tips on how to work with those suffering from ADD/ADHD in the classroom. Includes and introductory paragraph about what teachers should know about ADD/ADHD
http://www.dbpeds.org/articles/101tips.html

Creating Standards for Student Behavior describes the components of classroom rules and behavior expectations. It could be used as a checklist to assist in creating classroom rules and policies. http://www.temple.edu/CETP/temple_teach/cm-stand.html

Discipline In The Classroom is an article about maintaining discipline in the classroom.
http://www.csrnet.org/csrnet/articles/discipline-in-classroom.html

Managing Inappropriate Behavior in the Classroom is a digest of information about classroom behavior, rules, and punishment.
http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed371506.html

Reach for the Stars Getting Parents on Your Side is a short article detailing pointers to help you get and keep parents working with you for the benefit of the students.
http://www.fortunecity.com/skyscraper/siliconvalley/1596/id23.htm

Schoolwide and Classroom Discipline is a very thorough article on how to improve discipline in the classroom.
http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/5/cu9.html

Strategies for teaching children with behavior disorders provides several short, practical lists on ways to deal with different behavior disorders in the classroom.
http://www.central.edu/education/REX/bd.html

Structure Before Instruction deals with structuring the first few weeks of school. Ideas, lesson and behavior plans are discussed, as well as a comparison of how three different teachers handled discussion of rules and routines and the effectiveness of each.
http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/structure.html

Parent Conference shares considerations and a list of issues to consider before you begin parent conferences.
http://www.teachervision.com/lesson-plans/lesson-3713.html