Band-aid lesson on fairness/differentiation. Hands-on beginning of the year activity to demonstrate that "fair" doesn't mean every student gets the same thing but "fair" means they all will get what they NEED. AWESOME!
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Student behavior calendars. Students color each day's box with the color corresponding to where their clothespin is on the clip it up behavior chart. They take the calendars home daily (or weekly) so parents can monitor their progress.
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