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>Make good choices
We are in school
Lower your voices
Be respectful

When voices compete
We are too loud
Let’s not make a peep
Starting right now

When teaching, I love to have silly moments. Kids love to laugh. Getting the class back on track is the hard part. This last week I had some adults come in and they were talking in the back of the room. The room got loud. It is inevitable that voices compete. So they could not hear me- or chose to not hear me. I then discovered that students respond to soft singing when they get too loud. It is a way to get them to hear you through the noise and get them one by one to remind each other that it is time to move on. just keep singing it in a soft sweet calm voice…It’s funny, I have written a poem about making good choices before.


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