There is always at least one in the room!
With discipline being a marketable commodity, I worked hard at balancing the laughter and the work vs. play ethic. We were planning on making a board game, and my class clown was having issues.
For some kids, I would give them 5 paperclips. They were allowed to interject a comment 5 times in, for example, a morning. As they were about to interrupt, I would question them. "Do you really want to use your paperclip?"
More often than not, they would stop and pause. It made for lots of fun.
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