Spotlight on Classroom Management

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On Classroom Management

The Education Week Spotlight on Classroom Management brings together a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • How to use leftover class time productively
  • Organizing classrooms in a way that works for both teachers and students
  • How education schools train educators to handle disruptive students
  • Resources for reducing behavior problems
  • Helping students take responsibility for their own learning
  • Exploring the benefits and challenges of course management software
  • Tips for communicating with parents
  • Using student choice as a motivational tool

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Larry Ferlazzo offers tips on the most effective use of those last few minutes of class time.
July 22, 2009 – Teacher (Web)

Organizing your classroom is a key to successful learning, writes teacher Marti Schwartz.
August 12, 2009 – Teacher (Web)

Some colleges of education have in recent years increased their focus on training aspiring educators to handle disruptive students.
December 12, 2007 – Education Week

A practice guide for teachers recommends a mix of strategies to combat student behavior problems in elementary school classrooms.
October 1, 2008 – Education Week

Members of the Teacher Leaders Network share advice on getting over New Teacher Shock Syndrome. Second in a series of tips for new teachers.
August 29, 2007 – Teacher (Web)

A growing number of K-12 educators are using course-management systems to distribute information to students and their parents.
June 9, 2008 – Digital Directions

Author Jim Delisle shares with his nephew—a newly minted high school teacher—11 tips for teaching.
February 4, 2004 – Education Week

Giving students choices in their assignments can increase their interest level and teach them valuable lessons beyond the subject at hand. Comment on this story.
May 28, 2008 – Teacher (Web)

How does the organizationally-challenged teacher ward off overwhelming classroom clutter? Veteran teacher Cossondra George shares 10 "stolen" secrets that help her and her students stay focused on learning.
December 3, 2008 – Teacher

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