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Introduction Since the dawn of public education teachers and schools have focused on the academic achievement of students. All students were expected to leave school with basic reading writing and math skills. Some kids excelled and went on to institutions of higher learning, some were trained at a trade such as carpentry, or auto mechanics, and still others left school with those basics and worked at more labor related jobs such as factory or office work. Everyone who left secondary school did have the basics just at different levels. Every student may not have had the capacity to go to col
One great way to undoubtedly improve your classroom management as well as the overall organization of your classroom is to establish routines. Implementing routines gives students a straightforward outline to follow and works like a map showing students the appropriate behaviour that teachers want to see. And because routines are followed again and again and never change, they create total consistency for both teacher and student.
Many of the classroom management strategies that we discuss have a more general application. Let's take a look at some strategies for students who need to move around during class time. The first thing we need to determine is what need is the behavior attempting to satisfy. Our best guess of the top three possibilities is a good starter. Monitor the student's behavior and his response to your actions and words. That is the best way to discover which of your explanations is correct and decide how to respond.
Most teachers will agree that having a good relationship with their students really helps in all areas of teaching. Classroom discipline, classroom management and general student performance can all be effected by the quality of the teacher-student relationship. But where to begin?
This is the first in a series of eight articles about classroom management. In this segment, you will find basic classroom management strategies. Use these strategies to ensure that you avoid the classroom horror scene described in the paragraphs to follow.
It's been said that teaching is 90% classroom management - and that's 100% true. If you've ever had "one of those days" in the classroom where nothing seemed to go right, then you know what I mean. Here's what to do when your students won't stop talking.