Smart Classroom Management: How To Regain Calm When You're Feeling Stressed Ou

How To Regain Calm When You’re Feeling Stressed Out

Here at SCM, we’ve talked a lot about the importance of maintaining a calm disposition. Because it makes you more effective—effortlessly so. Rapport, consistency, likability. Leadership, patience, charisma. All are made better, stronger, and easier by keeping your cool. Two ways to accomplish this are to lean exclusively on your classroom management plan and to […]

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Smart Classroom Management: Why Your Students Need To Play

Why Your Students Need To Play

First-time visitors to SCM are often drawn to articles that deal with boundaries. They want to know how to set limits and hold students accountable. They’re looking for rules and consequences, borders and constraints. They want to gain control and begin reining in an unruly class. We’re happy to cover these topics. They’re important, to […]

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Smart Classroom Management: The Biggest Reason You Struggle With Consistency

The Biggest Reason You Struggle With Consistency

There are a number of reasons why you may not be as consistent as you’d like. It could be that you’ve gotten into the bad habit of trying to convince students to behave rather than relying on your classroom management plan. It could be that you’re not 100% sure what does and doesn’t constitute breaking […]

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