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How To End Each Day On The Right Classroom Management Foot

It’s easy to get careless with classroom management during the last ten or fifteen minutes of the school day. This is why it’s so common to see misbehavior at dismissal—swinging backpacks, chasing, shouting, pushing, roughhousing…students wound up and tuned out, oblivious to your warnings and exhortations. The problem with this, beyond the immediate chaos and […]

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How To Handle Whole-Class Misbehavior

It’s a question I get a lot. What do you do when most of your class is misbehaving? Say you notice twelve, fifteen, or more students talking and goofing around during a lesson or in the middle of a transition. How should you handle it? Should you start furiously writing names on the board or […]

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