Inside Classroom Management
Ideas and Solutions
October 14, 2013
Addressing a central challenge for many teachers, this online story package explores best practices and developments in classroom management. The package includes an in-depth interview with Harry and Rosemary Wong, stories on social-emotional learning and managing tech-infused classrooms, and analyses from premier instructional coaches. It is designed to provide teachers with ideas that spur discussion and self-reflection.
- Ed-Tech Policy For Teachers, Wired Classrooms Pose New Management ConcernsAs more schools incorporate personal learning devices in the classroom, teachers are coming up with solutions to the accompanying management and logistical issues.Teaching Opinion Reducing Student-Behavior Problems: Notes From a High School TeacherA high school English teacher says he has learned that more actively engaging students is generally more effective than punitive discipline.Professional Development Instructional Coaches Dissect Classroom-Management ChallengesCoaches say teachers can develop their classroom-management capacities—assuming they’re willing to re-examine their practices and attend more closely to the details of their interactions with students.Teaching Profession Opinion Power Struggles, Paychecks, and Positivity: My Career as a Classroom ManagerSixth-year teacher Andrea Palmer has tried the spectrum of classroom-management strategies, from strict incentive-based discipline to a focus on social-emotional learning. She reflects on what really matters.Professional Development Q&A Harry and Rosemary Wong: Following Up on First DaysWith a new book on the horizon, Harry and Rosemary Wong continue to drive home the point that detailed planning and procedures are essential to effective classroom management—and teaching.Teaching Profession Social-Emotional Programs Target Students' Long-Term BehaviorTeachers using social-emotional learning to manage student behavior say they are encouraging more than just compliance—they're working to build more responsible and empathetic people.