I have seen some interesting methods of calming a noisy room over the years. These techniques might add a few more to your repertoire. Please add any others you might like in the comments section. 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class
There are so many options for classroom seating that allow for movement and engaged, student-centered learning. Farewell Desks: Rethinking Furniture to Support Learning
Process praise seems to be even more important for girls. Discussing the day’s struggles and new strategies for conquering those struggles helps to develop resilient learners. Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick by Katrina Schwartz
Knowledge of Brain Functioning Boosts Effort and Motivation Understanding that their brain develops new capacities with effort and practice boosts student’s motivation and helps them to better manage mistakes or setbacks while learning new information.