Notebooks for Classroom Management, Part 2
Earlier this month, we looked at a simple way to use a notebook to settle an out-of-control classroom…or an out-of-control teacher. Now here’s part 2, where the notebook is elevated to a more systematic, proactive tool for recording student behavior.
The Fisheye Syndrome: Is Every Student Really Participating?
To those afflicted with Fisheye, some students appear “larger” than others, grabbing more of our attention and making the others fade into the periphery.
Notebooks for Classroom Management, Part 1
Even if you’ve been teaching a while, you might still experience moments when all of your classroom management tools stop working. This one cheap, quick strategy, using a simple blank notebook, can help you regain control in under a minute.
Classroom Downtime: How Do You Make it Happen?
Are there more creative ways, besides movies, to keep kids minds engaged AND get a little time back for ourselves?
Book Review: How to Talk So Kids Can Learn
If I could only choose one book to put into the hands of teachers, it would be this one. With specific instructions and clear examples, the authors walk us through the small, important changes we can make in the way we talk to students of all ages.