Hi! This is my first post and I hope to get some help or tips. I teach in full day (9:00 - 3:00) private kindergarten. I am having a huge problem with my students inability to listen. They are constantly speaking while I or other students are talking. It is constant turmoil! I have tried all the strategies - praising good listeners, marbles in a jar when the whole class follows directions (peer pressure) and a tree of kindness where individual children receive leaves with their name when they display kindness (I have stressed that listening is an act of kindness) Nothing seems to work. I am exhausted and frustrated and feel that this issue is definately getting in the way of their learning. Help!