Category: Classroom Management Principles

  • Why is Classroom Management So Hard?

    Why is Classroom Management So Hard?

    Classroom management has been a great challenge for teachers, especially among new ones. This has stressed many teachers. Some teachers have even abandoned the profession for different professions. Poor classroom management has left a dent in many teachers’ careers. This has caused many teachers to question why it is so hard to manage the classroom […]

  • How to Keep Your Calm in the Classroom

    How to Keep Your Calm in the Classroom

    As humans, we naturally don’t like surprises. This attitude follows us wherever we are/go. So as teachers, most of us often expect everything and/or lesson to go smoothly. This is because of our natural desire to see everything work perfectly. It is also partly due to the way we are being trained in college. Further,…

  • 9 Classroom Management Strategies That Actually Work

    9 Classroom Management Strategies That Actually Work

    I am enthusiastic about teaching. I feel highly satisfied teaching children and other people. I was extremely happy the day I was engaged as a teacher. After a week or two, I realized my success is dependent on my ability to successfully manage my classroom and lessons. This is because I started to become stressed…

  • The 3 Major Classroom Management Problems

    The 3 Major Classroom Management Problems

    Effective classroom management is essential in ensuring effective teaching and learning in every learning environment. I got to appreciate this better in my first week as a teacher in a middle school. I noted that students gain a lot if their teachers and schools are effective in managing their learning environment. Marzano (2000a) found that…

  • Developing Your Philosophy of Education

    Developing Your Philosophy of Education

    Imagine you are a teacher without a philosophy of education. In other words, you are a teacher who doesn’t have an idea of how education should be carried out. Do you think you can be effective in delivering lessons/lectures to innocent students in your class? If yes, how? But if your answer is no, then…

  • Effective Ways To Command Oppositional/Defiant Students

    Effective Ways To Command Oppositional/Defiant Students

    One thing that is extremely important in promoting effective teaching and learning is the ability of the teacher to get students to obey instructions first from the start. How then do you do that? First, it is necessary to know that the classroom is made up of different types of students. Some are obedient and…

  • How Do You Handle Disruptive Behavior In Your Classroom?

    How Do You Handle Disruptive Behavior In Your Classroom?

    Is your class disruptive? Do you have a disruptive student in your classroom? Or do you have difficulties in dealing with disruptive behavior in your classroom? If you find yourself in the above situations, you probably will be looking for effective strategies to help deal with this deadly problem in your classroom. There is a…

  • 9 Reasons Why Students Misbehave

    9 Reasons Why Students Misbehave

    Effective learning takes place in an environment that is more conducive for both the teacher and the students. But the actions and/or actions of students, teachers, and other factors sometimes breed an environment that is not suitable for effective teaching and learning within the classroom. In light of this, we must understand why students misbehave…

  • What is the philosophy of education?

    What is the philosophy of education?

    As a teacher, do you have a philosophy to guide your teaching style? Have you consciously thought of how you will interact with your students? If your answers to these questions are no. Then follow me through this article so that we will discuss the concept of philosophy of education and why it is important…

  • What is Your Philosophy/Theory of Classroom Management?

    What is Your Philosophy/Theory of Classroom Management?

    In trying to select a classroom management and discipline model, it is always important to select a theoretical framework to guide you. Thus, your philosophy of student management will provide you with a theoretical inspiration upon which your model is based. This will help you choose a balanced view and belief about the discipline model…