Most teachers will agree that having a good relationship with their students really helps in all areas of teaching. Classroom discipline, classroom management and general student performance can all be effected by the quality of the teacher-student relationship. But where to begin?
Some classroom noise is not only inevitable, but desirable. Silence is, of course, important for some kinds of learning and most lessons should have some periods of silence. Learning often does start with silence while students need to listen carefully with no distractions to stop them listening to the teacher, but sooner or later effective learning is going to involve students discussing, exploring, reasoning, experimenting
Teachers often find they have more jobs to do than people to do them. It's common for a good number of people to volunteer at the beginning of the school year, but when projects begin, only a valuable few actually follow through with their commitment. As they say, "many hands make light work,"
It is not uncommon for new teachers to have trouble figuring out how to handle classroom discipline. It's no small task trying to keep a roomful of students in line while trying to teach them the lessons you have planned for the day. These nine suggestions might be helpful to new teachers, making it possible for them to make it through the school day with fewer disruptions.
Classroom management is probably the most difficult area for new teachers to master. While every teacher eventually develops their own management style, there are some strategies that just don't work. Eliminate these as options and you've gone a long way to having a smoothly running classroom.
Good classroom management can mean the difference between keeping your job and being let go or involuntarily transferred to another building. Effective classroom management skills can take a long time to develop but they are essential if you hope to have a long-lasting educational career.
Teachers should attempt to create a class environment which is conducive to learning. Achieving this is not always easy as there are students who respect classroom etiquette while others do not. However, if you conduct your classroom in a manner that respects your rights and the student’s rights, this will create a positive and supportive classroom environment
When I was in my third year of teaching I had second period planning. Every day, without fail, I would start to get a headache about halfway through the period. My least favorite class of the day, and of my teaching career, was the fast-approaching third period class. As time crept closer to the beginning of third period, my headache grew. Now you can learn how to keep the headaches at bay and your teaching career on track with the following tips.
No matter what age we are, conflict in life is inevitable. Two toddlers will want to play with the same toy and refuse to share it; elementary students will have conflict with teachers as they try to enforce school rules and encourage appropriate classroom behavior; high school students will disagree with parents over "unfair" curfews, spending habits or cell phone over-use.
With increasingly availability of the Higher Technical Educational facilities at nominal fees and without much of competition, specially Engineering, it is observed that the parents are getting their wards admitted for Engineering education even if the prospective student is not interested or does not have aptitude for it. It is challenge to control and motivate such students. The article discusses some suggested measures to control such students effectively.