Topic: Four Ways (Not One Way)
When summer is just around the corner, classrooms undeniably take on a new energy. Prevent that energy from wreaking havoc in your classroom by using it to your advantage.... read more.
Concerned about chaos? You’re not alone. Classroom management is a common issue for teachers at all levels. Your personal teaching style — as well as your grade level and content area — will help you determine which methods work best to keep your classroom running smoothly. Consider the following four ways to foster a more manageable learning environment. Establish classroom procedures — and stick to them. Students learn best when they feel comfortable and safe. Predictability will foster a sense of security when students enter your classroom. Consider allowing students to provide input on rules and procedures, so they feel a sense of ownership for what goes on around them. Provide time to process information. Consider this equation: For each grade level, students stay focused... read more.