How Do Teachers Build Trust in The Classroom?

This is a question we get often. At first, it may seem like an easy answer: “Just be yourself and students will automatically feel more comfortable with you.” Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. There has to be something deeper than just being nice and friendly for teachers to build trust; they need to know…

Signs that You Have Lost Control of Your Classroom?

Have you ever had a student’s behavior spiral out of control and you felt like there was nothing you could do? Or, have your students been so unruly that they no longer responded to your requests or commands? If that sounds familiar, then this blog post is for you. I am going to share with…

Proactive Classroom Management: Why Is It Important?

You might not know this, but the way you handle discipline in your classroom has a huge impact on student achievement. Students with teachers who use proactive classroom management techniques have higher grades and test scores than those with teachers who do not. In other words, if you’re looking for an easy way to boost…

How Do Teachers Regain The Trust Of Students?

We often hear about the distrust between students and teachers. We can all agree that it’s important to find ways for both parties to feel safe and respected by one another to create a productive and positive classroom environment. That being said, there are many things we as educators can do to regain the trust…

Why Is Freedom Important In The Classroom?

Freedom is an all-encompassing word that has plenty of definitions, but for this blog post, I will be focusing on the definition that means “liberty from arbitrary or despotic control.” It’s not just about letting kids do whatever they want either–it’s about giving them choices and encouraging their independence so they take ownership over what…

How to Use Preventive Discipline in Classroom?

When you are a teacher, one of your main jobs is to create an environment where students can learn. The keyword in that sentence is “create.” Your job isn’t just about teaching the content or answering questions; it’s also about creating a space where learning can take place. One way to do this is through…

Encouragement: Why Is It Important in the classroom?

The topic of this blog is encouragement and praise in the classroom. It’s a well-known fact that people perform better when they feel appreciated. Often, however, teachers are too busy to provide the level of recognition needed for students to excel. To overcome this challenge, parents and educators alike need to know how best to…