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It is not uncommon for new teachers to have trouble figuring out how to handle classroom discipline. It's no small task trying to keep a roomful of students in line while trying to teach them the lessons you have planned for the day. These nine suggestions might be helpful to new teachers, making it possible for them to make it through the school day with fewer disruptions.
Adults should set the terms when dealing with kids' behaviour... Ok, I know that sounds pretty obvious. Adults usually think they are setting the terms on kids' behaviour but the reality is often very different... Let me offer an example of what often happens... This example concerns yet other kid who has been presenting major problems in school and at home for years..
Cell phones are becoming more and more popular and parents are starting to get them for their kids at younger at younger ages. While they can be very useful and convenient they just don't have a place in the classroom. Here are some great tips for minimizing distractions caused by cell phones in the classroom!
All trainers have to manage difficult participants at one time or another. Whether the difficult participant is a talker or know-it-all, a fighter or arguer, a quiet or withdrawn person, a complainer, an unconsciously incompetent person, a distracter, or a rambler, the trainer needs to know what to do and what not to do when handling the behavior, and how to avoid taking the behavior personally. This article will discuss the talker or know-it-all.
My work informs and advises on effective behaviour management strategies to enable schools to cope with(and more importantly prevent) difficult and challenging behaviour. I decided to take this a step further and study a particular case.
Most of the motivation in fictional education comes from the assigning of a letter grade or a percentage to a paper. This paper has a value of 95% or an A. That project is worth a 76% or a low C. This mark of valuation is assigned by the teacher, often in an arbitrary way. It is based entirely on made-up values because no one values the work for their personal use.