I thought the idea of incremental punishment is good, gradually prolonging the loss of recess time gives teachers and students room to work and improve before giving them a harsh consequence for misbehaving based on the level of misbehavior.
Classroom Procedures- Talking Signal: I will indicate how much (or how little!) students are allowed to talk during class. They can check the Talking Signal during different activities to see what the noise level should be.
Runde's Room: Differentiation in Writing - Goal-Setting Clip Chart! A neat thing to have in your room so that students have a way to be responsible for their writing goals. Students will want to be able to move their pins up.