One of my favorite professors in college, James Jacobs, always said a quote that has stuck with me all these years. He would say “If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always gotten.” This has been such a powerful statement for me to remember over the […]
Strategies for classroom teachers for every teaching style, including behavior management plans, examples, techniques to try with various students, and discipline tools to use for increased learning in the educational setting.
Deltoids + biceps = raising your hand to get your teacher’s attention. Deltoids + biceps + more than 20 seconds = muscle fatigue. Muscle fatigue in primary kiddos leads to either: a) student(s) calling for you to come see them from across the room -or- b) student(s) following you around the room tapping or tugging […]
Hey teaching friends! I don’t know about you, but I dread when I hear the word “huh?” It makes me cringe because I know I will have to explain everything again. For the 50th time. In the last 5 minutes. Well, I have come to realize that listening skills take some practice, like any other […]
We all know one. The person who has the out-of-control classroom. I’m not talking the class where students are out of their desks, a little louder than usual, but still learning — I’m talking the class where the teacher has lost control. There are a variety of ways to prevent this or at least keep the […]
Today we have a guest blog post talking all about behavior management, which I am sure many can relate with during this time of the year. Enjoy! All teachers have had or will have an experience with an extremely challenging student. No matter the reason why, it can make for a very challenging year. The […]