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Classroom Management

Classroom Management

The Universal Struggle with Classroom Organization

Every teacher struggles with organization from time to time and the challenge of keeping everything under control—from supplies to paperwork to students. And every teacher knows that even the best lesson or greatest instructional skills will not help if kids act out, the glue stick goes missing, or transition time turns into the Wild West. The good news is that...

Webinar: Organization Tips for an Amazing Classroom! (Gr. PreK-1)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Palma Lindsay Watch Get ready to transform your class on Monday morning! Leave with tips on new and fresh ways to organize and manage everything, from crayons to student behavior to student data. Teacher and blogger Palma Lindsay will share some simple and efficient techniques— for new and experienced teachers alike — to make every minute count, keep...

What’s the Secret to Dealing with Difficult Students? Good Classroom Management

Managing difficult classroom behavior is a universal challenge faced by today’s teachers. Those who are now teaching have plenty of experience with it. And those who are preparing to teach should be forewarned: You can threaten, punish, withhold, and reprimand. Yet none of this will work to change difficult behavior. Only applying one proven strategy will: Good classroom management. The...

Introduce Physical Readiness Activities into Transitions

The research is clear… learning is not solely dependent upon brain function. A powerful correlation exists between physical development (readiness) and cognitive development (readiness). Many of our youngest struggling learners need daily strengthening of core muscles, balance, sense of self in space, and crossing the midline. Integrate essential physical readiness activities into your daily routine. Place sets of left-right handprints...

Playing All the Way to Good Behavior & Self-Control

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Shannon Samulski Watch Discover how to create a dynamic and positive classroom that encourages your little ones to show self-control, handle frustration, control impulses, and use acceptable responses. This brain-compatible approach is perfect for your play-based environment. Shannon will discuss Fidget Kits, Motor Grids, The Crate Exchange program, and more. Every child in your classroom can earn...

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