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Classroom Management Series #4
Our last week, first I hav to apologize for the long wait but we are mock testing in preparation for state testing which is about a month away. However this is the perfect timing for this blog post because this is when the behaviors are at their worst right before Spring Break. So what doContinue reading “Classroom Management Series #4”
Take the hassle out of keeping up with missing assignments!
Missing assignments are always a hassle to deal with as a teacher. No matter what systems you have in place it seems unavoidable. Especially when scholars are failing due to lack of work being turned in. So what do you do? First I use a grade sheet that I code to let me know whoContinue reading “Take the hassle out of keeping up with missing assignments!”
Classroom Management Series Week 3
How to teach expectations and set boundaries? Gentle in what you do, firm in how you do it. —Buck Brannaman In classroom management and life in general people work and strive better when they have set boundaries and expectations. Even me as a teacher always ask my admin. What are your expectations for me whenContinue reading “Classroom Management Series Week 3”
Classroom Management Series Week 2
Classroom management is the key to any successful school year. There are so many different techniques and strategies that can be found online, on Pinterest, or YouTube that it seems no one should have a rambunctious class, however each teacher has to do what works best for them and figure out what works with theirContinue reading “Classroom Management Series Week 2”
Classroom Management Series Week 1
If you ask any seasoned teacher about the best classroom management technique most probably all will say to start with building relationships. And I wholeheartedly agree but if you are a new teacher you probably wonder why and how to build relationships with students. First the why, although they are kids there is so muchContinue reading “Classroom Management Series Week 1”
Five Things You Must Do When Coming Back From Break!
After not thinking about school for two weeks it can be difficult to jump back into teaching. But it can be even harder for the students with all night gaming, no set rule, hanging out with family members, or just doing nothing (as some of my kiddos put it). So there are some things thatContinue reading “Five Things You Must Do When Coming Back From Break!”
We’re back in school! Just finished our first week which we call week zero because it’s mostly procedures and routines. But I wanted to show you my classroom before it starts looking used…lol😂. share your classroom reveals to celebrate the start to a new year. I’m super excited 😊