I have been a teacher in the inner city for 29 years. My first few years of teaching were a struggle. I just couldn't get control of my class. I developed this system after much trial and error. It worked so well that I used this system every year since!!!
If you like this system but want to use another theme, just send me your ideas and I will create a design for you at no charge!
We worked the Olympian Board at the end of every day. You must try to never save it until the next day. Leaving it for the next day diminishes the system's importance. The students will lose respect of the system too. The teacher is the only person to touch the board. Don't be tempted to allow a student to work the board for you. Again, this will show disrespect of the system.
The complete poster shows how the chalkboard should look when all components are assembled. I cut everything out and then attach them to the board using sticky tak. The student magnets will stick to the board because the strips are printed on magnet sheets.
If you have any questions, please send me a message and I will answer all questions. Your feedback will help me to make improvements. I can personalize the project for you--adding your name, student pictures, and student names.