Behavior Management

The Best Strategies for Effective Classroom Management

Are you looking for ways to manage your classroom and create an environment that’s safe and conducive to learning? Good classroom management not only helps minimize disruptions but also promotes a positive learning atmosphere. Luckily, there are several approaches that have been successful in encouraging students’ academic development. In this

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9 FREE Student Engagement Strategies

Yawning, heads down, staring off into space. No, this isn’t just teachers in professional development. Our students struggle to stay engaged and attentive every single day. Sometimes it may feel like we have to do jumping jacks in a clown suit to keep their attention. And, even then, they will

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How to Destroy Your Classroom Community in 4 Easy Steps

Obviously, destroying your classroom community is not on any teacher’s list of to-dos. But, there are some big mistakes that can have a negative impact on your classroom, your relationship with students and their relationship with one another. One of the biggest mindset shifts we need to overcome is not

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Freshen Up Your Classroom Morning Meeting Routine

Do you want to implement a morning meeting into your schedule? Are you already using morning meetings but looking for ways to polish the structure and get more benefits out of that time? What are morning meetings? Morning meetings are like breakfast–the most important part of the day. But, you

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9 Tips to Manage a Talkative Class

Let’s talk about a common challenge: managing a chatty class. We all know kids love to talk, and as educators, we enjoy communicating too. But how can we balance encouraging conversation and maintaining a productive classroom? Don’t worry, I’ve got your back! Here are 9 amazing tips for effectively managing

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4 Ways to Keep Your Students’ Attention

Maintaining your students’ attention doesn’t need to look like standing on tables, singing, and dancing (although, if you want to do that and it works for your students, by all means). I am not knocking it because sometimes I do like to sing and dance (just not on the table…in

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3 Classroom Engagement Strategies to Use this December

It’s December! Busy, chilly, stressful, fun, frantic, fabulous December. Your students’ excitement is building while you are just trying to cross off your gift to-do list (what do I get my parents?!) while still maintaining some sense of classroom normalcy. Keeping the engagement level high during December can be difficult.

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