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Successful Dismissal Strategies for Elementary School Children

If dismissal time is your least favorite time of the day, these resources can help you gain control back in your classroom during dismissal. Whether it is the children or the parents who are unruly, disruptive, and even pushy, there is hope. By creating a comfortable and organized plan for dismissing your students, you will not only create a less chaotic environment but will ensure your children are dismissed in an orderly and safe fashion.
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Successful Dismissal Strategies for Elementary School Children
  • Dina Capobianco says:
    PRIDE is used to help make dismissals go more smoothly in this particular elementary school. The first goal is to prepare students to go home by having all materials ready and packed up. Second is for students to be involved by paying attention to where they need to go. Students then need to be respectful and follow all rules on the way out. Finally, students must be dependable and follow directions as they are provided to them.
  • thecornerstoneforteachers.com
    thecornerstoneforteachers.com

    Tips for Setting Up Classroom Arrival and Dismissal Routines

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    Dina Capobianco says:
    Tips for students' arrival, departure, and everything in between can be found in this article. With so many different techniques, you are bound to find one that fits your needs, as well as your students'. Once you find a general strategy that works for your classroom, it will make it much easier to tweak it as your needs change. Organization and safety are key here.
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    End of the Day Routine

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    Dina Capobianco says:
    For a creative way to dismiss students, check out this video and resource explaining the procedure. A set routine allows students to know exactly what is expected of them and what to do next. This teacher keeps students engaged and entertained by recapping each student's day, playing games, dancing, and even having the students participate in a "secret handshake" to keep track of each and every one of them as they leave, knowing that they are all safely dismissed.
  • Dina Capobianco says:
    The portrayal for dismissal time in the elementary classroom is spot on in this article. It is hectic, chaotic, and LOUD. But in order to keep things at bay, teachers must be organized about dismissal in order for it to run smoothly. By being clear, explaining exactly what is expected of your students, and being aware of who each student goes home with and how they are getting home will make the process much less complex.
  • responsiveclassroom.org
    responsiveclassroom.org

    Dismissal Time

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    Dina Capobianco says:
    Defining the problem, creating a plan, crafting a solution, and teaching dismissal to the class will help to turn disorderly dismissal into a peaceful and successful one. The first step is to figure out what is causing the disorganization, and then you can work on correcting it. With these tips, you can work together with your school/classroom to fix the problem.
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BloomBoard Asks:What one dismissal strategy do you find helpful and/or essential in dismissing your class?
sandra greeneLower ElementaryMarch 04, 2018
One dismissal strategy essential in dismissing a class is there should be a update chart on how use go home it must be updated when a change occurs to avoid dismissal error or a child being lost. The chart must be posted visually so even a sub can read how the children are going home.