What is C.H.A.M.P.S.?

CHAMPs is a classroom management system that is designed to develop an instructional structure in which students are responsible, motivated, and highly engaged in the specific task at hand.

C.H.A.M.P.S. Method of Classroom Management Strategies

Conversation: Can students converse during this activity? About what? With whom? For how long?

Help: How do students get your attention for help? How do students get questions answered? What should they do while they wait for you?

Activity: What is the expected end product of this activity? What is the task or objective?

Movement: For what reasons can students get out of their seats during this activity? Do they need permission to do so?

Participation: What behavior shows that students are participating or not participating?

Success: What ways will you reinforce positive behavior because when CHAMPs expectations are met, students will be successful?

Champs rubric. Connection warm up - low voices; teacher instruction - silence; group activity - low voices with group; independent work - silence; test or quiz - absolute silence. Help warm up - ask a friend or teacher; teacher instruction - raise hand; group activity - ask your partner or teacher; independent work - raise hand; test or quiz - raise hand. Activity warm up - bell ringer, or engage; teacher instruction - note-taking, class discussion, video; group activity - pair-share, jigsaw, gallery walk; independent work - work alone at your seat; test or quiz - testing. Movement warm-up - limited movement; teacher instruction - remain seated; group activity - move when directed; independent work - only with permission; test or quiz - only with permission. Participation warm-up - work independently; teacher instruction - work as directed; group activity - work as a team; independent work - work independently; test or quiz - work independently. Success! warm-up - success; teacher instruction - success; group activity - success; independent work - success; test or quiz - success.