I wanted to know if anyone has suggestions or tips for me. I have been teaching 4 years now at a title 1 school in first grade. I love my students but find quite often I end up in almost power struggles with certain students. I have a wide variety of students that include adhd, runners, violent, desk throwers, and the students you just think are perfect lol. I only have recess once a week so taking away recess isn't usually beneficial. A common practice at our school is for students to walk laps, usually during daily p.e. I do take students out of the activity if they can not control themselves and usually that works. But I do find sometimes it feels like a power struggle between me and certain students. Some students lose the privilege of a desk or chair if they can not sty seated or keep picking up their desk, etc, but some just don't care and I feel like I am out of options. Please any tips on what to do would be great. Generally my classroom is set on known expectations, treasure box once weekly and randomly for good students, positive redirection, I try and talk to the student causing trouble and depending on student that may or may not work. I usually write in planners and have parent sign but that rarely seems to work. I just want this year to get of to a good start. Any tips would be great thanks.