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Smart Classroom Management: When And Why It's Okay For Students To Talk

When And Why It’s Okay For Students To Talk

There is a common misconception that effective classroom management means silence. It means rigidness and tight restriction. It means backs straight and eyes forward. Hour after hour. And while there are teachers who try to run their classroom this way, or think they should, here at SCM we think it’s a terrible idea. Because it […]

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How To Handle Talkative Students

At Thanksgiving dinner, my grandfather used to blurt out whatever was on his mind, interrupt others while they were talking, and dominate the conversation. I was a grade schooler at the time, but if I could, I would have put him in time-out so the rest of us could join in the conversation. But behavior […]

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