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6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use
Get everyone's attention before beginning class. That means the lesson won't be started, the lecture won't begin, and nothing will be written on the overhead until everyone is in his or her seat paying attention. It doesn't take a shout of "Let's be quiet" or "I won't start until everyone is ready" to get them to focus on you.
Classroom Management: Ten Teacher-Tested Tips
Hallway conferences. Pasta discipline. Buddy rooms. Find these and six other ideas for taming temper tantrums and other classroom disruptions.
5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers
I made a good number of blunders my first year teaching that still make me cringe. I learned though. And it's fair to say, when it comes to managing a classroom, most of what we learn as new teachers is trial by fire.
Your First Days Of School Classroom Management Checklist
The first few days of a new school year are an important time for classroom management. You have a captive group of students, fresh and open to your way of doing things. But it won't last. You have to take advantage of it.
Classroom Management: Ten Teacher-Tested Tips
Hallway conferences. Pasta discipline. Buddy rooms. Find these and six other ideas for taming temper tantrums and other classroom disruptions.
Five Classroom Rules
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it The following are five classroom rules that will make your life amazingly easier. One of them is nuclear power in your hands! If rules are only posted on your board they are not really a part of your class.
The Only Classroom Rules You'll Ever Need
If you're looking for elaborate or decorative classroom management ideas, you won't find them here. Though prevalent, such ideas are unnecessary, even counterproductive, for classroom management. On this site, we're focused on only two things: 1. What works best. 2. What is simplest for you.
5 TED Talks to Motivate and Inspire Teachers
TED is a nonprofit initiative devoted to ideas worth spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three areas: Technology, Entertainment and Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader.
Teaching Concepts: Motivation
Motivation is typically defined as the forces that account for the arousal, selection, direction, and continuation of behavior. Nevertheless, many teachers have at least two major misconceptions about motivation that prevent them from using this concept with maximum effectiveness. One misconception is that some students are unmotivated.
How Teachers Can Motivate Students of Any Age
Barry Schwartz laughs as he describes the little girl next door who suddenly dove into reading after a substitute teacher took over her elementary school classroom. For every book they read, recalls the Swarthmore College psychology professor, students received a point, which they later cashed in for prizes.
30 Classroom Procedures to Head Off Behavior Problems |
The secret to warding off at least some behavior problems is establishing positive classroom procedures for daily tasks and activities. Your students will appreciate your consistency, and once they have internalized classroom procedures, the day will run that much more smoothly. Of course, choosing the right rules and procedures for your classroom is an individual decision.
Teaching Classroom Routines and Procedures |
Teaching Classroom Routines and Procedures Posting rules and procedures isn't enough; you have to teach them. Here's how to get started. It would be easy if all we had to do was tell our students what all of our classroom procedures are on the first day of school.
Design classroom procedures [P-6]
Explanation Procedures detail specific behaviors for specific circumstances, while rules are general standards of conduct and should apply to student behavior in all classroom situations, regardless of the activity. When first creating a classroom management plan that maps out both rules and procedures, the line between these two can be quite blurry.
Routines and Procedures for Managing Your Classroom
Effective classroom teachers spend more of their time in the first few weeks of the year teaching classroom routines and procedures as opposed to academic content. Why? Because routines and procedures are the key to a well-managed, organized classroom. Research shows that most behavior problems result from lack of classroom routines and procedures.
Classroom routines and procedures
Before establishing specific procedures or routines, it is necessary to have a discussion with students about their importance. During this discussion, you should be able to talk about the rationale behind various routines. When possible, invite students to create procedures with you. This process can nurture a sense of ownership and community in your classroom.
Parents and Teachers: What Does an Effective Partnership Look Like?
Recently, we worked with Alberto Retana, director of community outreach at the US Department of Education, at parent and community outreach events in New England and Seattle. We heard some interesting remarks.
Teachers, Parents, Community Together
ATC INTERVIEWED JOSHUA Pechthalt, an activist who is Vice President of the United Teachers Los Angeles/American Federation of Teachers and President of AFT Local 1021. He also sits on the Executive Boards of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and the California State Federation of Labor.
Back to School Checklist
This week, to help you get ready for the upcoming school year, Education World takes you on a virtual tour of some of our site's most popular features. Here you'll find pages of resources to help you set up and decorate your classroom, create "getting to know you" letters, name tags, and icebreakers, plan new lessons, locate effective worksheets, keep current on education news and issues, and much, much more.
A Definitive Guide to Teacher Checklists
In The Checklist Manifesto , Atul Gawande writes about the importance of list making as a process of working through critical decisions, and list reviewing as a critical element to support aspirations. Marc Andreeson, a checklist user, attained extraordinary success by inventing the web browser.
A List of Great Checklists Every Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Checklists are tools that we the teachers and educators use probably on everyday basis.Obviously, they have several advantages as shown below and I personally love them. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has been publishing some great checklists over the last couple of years.
Planning for Your First Day Back to School
Preparing your classroom for the new school year can feel a bit overwhelming. Even seasoned veterans can feel the stress the first few weeks of school. To help alleviate some of this stress, try keeping track of the essential tasks with a back to school checklist.
Classroom Management Tips for Substitute Teachers
Substitute teachers are faced with the difficult task of dealing with students they have little to no information about each day at work. They do not know if they are walking into a friendly or hostile environment. They might enter a class full of students willing to learn or one where the majority of the students just do not care.
Teachers, try ClassDojo! Students love the positive feedback and learn much faster. Plus, now you can instantly message with parents!
5 Ways Teachers Can Help Students Learn to Manage Their Emotions
The most valuable lesson for a student to learn inside the classroom is not science, or math, or communication skills, or artistic inclinations - but how to deal with others and society in general. Children and their emotional development at this time shapes the rest of their lives.