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Sandburg Elementary School

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2051 Wabash
Springfield, IL 62704
217/787-3112
 

Sandburg's Check in/Check out sheet

Click here to view or print a PDF of Sandburg's daily Check in sheet. This is the most recent version. It has evolved over the years in order to best reflect the daily progress of each student, be understandable by all students regardless of grade level, and be simple for the teachers to complete each day. We are always interested in your feedback.

Sandburg's S.W.A.T. poster


This is the SWAT poster that is displayed in classrooms and around Sandburg School.

They are a quick visual for students how to respond if someone is not treating them with respect.

Sandburg's "Stopping Routine" poster


The students at Sandburg are taught that when someone tells you to "stop", you stop. It's that simple. This is the poster that provides a visual of the "stopping routine" that is taught and used at Sandburg.

Sandburg staff lanyard


Since an important piece of the instruction involves teaching staff how to respond when a student reports to them, each staff member is given a double sided "driver's license sized" laminated card to keep on the lanyard. The front side shows a mini version of the SWAT poster that is displayed in classrooms. The back side gives the staff member a guide for the dialogue to be used with the students.

Role Play Nametags for Teaching S.W.A.T.


This is an example of the "nametag" that is used in classrooms when SWAT is modeled and role-played in classrooms with students.

This "nametag" identifies the student who is making good choices.


This is an example of the "nametag" that is used in classrooms when SWAT is modeled and role-played in classrooms with students.

This "nametag" identifies the student who is not showing respect to another student.

In the role plays, this student does not practice showing disrespectful behaviors. This student simply says, "I am not showing respect."


This is an example of the "nametag" that is used in classrooms when SWAT is modeled and role-played in classrooms with students.

This "nametag" identifies the student who is is the "bystander". This is the person who sees what is happening. At Sandburg, students are taught that they have an obligation to do the "right thing" and help the student who is being treated in a disrespectful way.