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Smart Classroom Management: How To Put An End To Roughhousing

How To Put An End To Roughhousing

Roughhousing can be a tricky area of classroom management. Although nearly every teacher has a rule forbidding it, it can be difficult to get rid of. Especially once it gets a toehold in your classroom. Enforcement and consistency are key, of course. But because the behavior is so impulsive, some students seem unable to control […]

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Smart Classroom Management: How To Avoid Big, Dramatic Misbehavior

How To Avoid Big, Dramatic Misbehavior

Many of the article requests we receive at SCM center on big problems. Readers want to know how to rein in an out-of-control class. They ask about how to handle defiance and disrespect. They inquire about tantrums, incessant talking, and entire classes that disregard their directions. We’re happy to tackle these subjects. All have been […]

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Smart Classroom Management: A Simple Trick That Makes Modeling Unforgettable

A Simple Trick That Makes Modeling Unforgettable

Here at Smart Classroom Management we’ve written a lot about how to make modeling more effective. We’ve covered the importance of being highly detailed. We’ve covered common mistakes and pitfalls. We’ve covered silent modeling, student modeling, and a strategy called “the power of one.” We continue to revisit this topic because it’s one of the […]

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Student Modeling

Why Student Modeling Is So Important

Modeling can be a uniquely powerful strategy. Which is why the most effective teachers rely on it more than any other method. Done correctly, your students will emulate anything and everything you model with remarkable accuracy. The key is to model in such a way that causes them to picture themselves following the precise path […]

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How To Manage Classroom Behavior During Assemblies

Are you able to relax and enjoy school assemblies, or do you sit nervously, hoping your students will behave? Does it drive you crazy when they chat with each other, act silly, or rise up and block the view of the students behind them? Do you find yourself exasperated and straining to get their attention–stepping […]

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