Thanks for comments so far -- I've read them and made some revisions. Context: I've been teaching middle school in a tough urban environment for 3 years. Now I will be teaching elementary school music (1-4). I know I will need to be more patient of disruptive behaviors. I would like to replicate what classroom teachers do, but I now realize there are at least 6 classroom teachers per grade. What do you think my plan should look like? This is what I was thinking: 1st warning - verbal warning 2nd warning - verbal warning and reminder of consequence 3rd warning - classroom time out (5 min) and loss of end-of-class sticker. 4th warning - classroom time out (additional 5 min) and call parent 5th incidence - send to office Questions: 1) Should I really be providing a reward at the end of every class? I will be seeing 100+ students/day....that is a lot of stickers! 2) What are your other ideas, esp. for step 2? 3) Is a 5 minute time out appropriate for grade 1? 4) As a classroom teacher, do you like to be notified of when a student acts up in another class? Thank you for your help!