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Strategies for Effective Classroom Management

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As a teacher, you are more than just an instructor. You are also a leader who must inspire and encourage good student behavior. With proper planning and foresight, you can design and implement an effective system of rules, rewards, and consequences that maximizes learning and cooperation in your classroom.
  1. Behavior Management
  2. Classroom Rules
  3. Dealing With Challenging Students
  4. Parental Communication

Behavior Management

Even the most well-planned lesson can be derailed by distracted, chatty, or otherwise disruptive student behavior. Keep these strategies in your backpocket to keep learning on track in your classroom.

Classroom Rules

Class rules are unique to each teacher, reflecting your personality, teaching style, and educational objectives. By clearly communicating the rules to your students from the first day of school, you are setting the class on a path toward your ultimate vision for the school year.

Dealing With Challenging Students

Even if you meticulously design and enforce your class rules, it's inevitable that unique problems will arise throughout the course of a school year. Whether you're a new teacher or a veteran, sometimes you'll need to create an individualized plan, in conjunction with a student's parents, in order to get regain control of a challenging situation.

Parental Communication

In order to maximize your effectiveness in the classroom, you will need to enlist the support of the parents of your students. Together, you will form a powerful team with the students' best interests at heart.

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