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.

A 1st grade student at Public School 24 in Brooklyn, N.Y., gives a thumbs up to indicate she has the answer to a question during a social-emotional learning lesson. Read the story.
—Emile Wamsteker for Education Week.

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Becoming a 'Together Teacher': Organizational Tips for Educators
Maia Heyck-Merlin, the author of The Together Teacher: Plan Ahead, Get Organized and Save Time offers organizational tips for busy teachers.

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Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and education thought leaders for advice. Ferlazzo and his contributors respond Q&A-style to a variety of pressing classroom-management and student-engagement questions, providing authentic solutions for today's busy teachers.
October 14, 2013 With 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.
October 14, 2013 Teachers 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.
October 14, 2013 As more schools incorporate personal learning devices in the classroom, teachers are coming up with solutions to the accompanying management and logistical issues.
October 14, 2013 Coaches 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.
October 14, 2013 Practicing teachers reflect on the best piece of classroom-management advice they've ever received.
October 14, 2013 In these videos from our editorial partner The Teaching Channel, master educators demonstrate the classroom-management techniques they use to keep students engaged and focused from the minute class starts until the last student leaves.
October 14, 2013 A new book offers an introduction to cultural competency and responsiveness, a primer on three major approaches to classroom management, and a handbook of strategies to try out in the classroom.

October 14, 2013 High school English teacher Paul Barnwell says he has learned that strengthening instructional techniques for engaging students is generally more effective than punitive discipline in curbing behavioral problems.
October 14, 2013 Sixth-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.

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