Category: Classroom Management Principles

  • Classroom Meetings: 15 Benefits

    Classroom Meetings: 15 Benefits

    Not only do classroom meetings enhance student engagement and problem-solving abilities but they also revolutionize the classroom and foster a positive learning environment where students thrive.

  • Classroom Meetings: a Comprehensive Guide

    Classroom Meetings: a Comprehensive Guide

    Classroom meetings are a vital component of a well-functioning classroom. They serve as the glue that brings the day together, fostering a tight-knit community within the four walls of the classroom. But what does it take to organize an effective morning class meeting? How can we establish clear expectations and create a shared agenda? In…

  • Why Classrooms Need Consequences?

    Why Classrooms Need Consequences?

    As I enter the classroom, the clock on the wall reminds me of the importance of consequences. They serve as a guide, helping students develop responsible behavior and shape their character. But why do classrooms need consequences? It’s not just about punishment or control. Consequences play a crucial role in managing behavior, promoting accountability, and…

  • Do routines need to be done perfectly?

    Routines don’t have to be perfect. Many of us wonder if perfection is necessary for success, but that may not be the case. In fact, imperfections can be beneficial. Let’s look at this perspective on the pursuit of perfection and uncover the reasons why flawless routines may not be required to achieve our goals. Your…

  • How Do You Calm a Dysregulated Child in the Classroom?

    How Do You Calm a Dysregulated Child in the Classroom?

    A dysregulated child in the classroom can create a disruptive atmosphere for educators and classmates. As teachers, it’s important for us to know how to calm these children and guide them towards a peaceful state. But how do we achieve this balance? In this discussion, we will explore strategies and techniques to support dysregulated children…

  • 21 Team Building Activities for Middle School

    21 Team Building Activities for Middle School

    As a middle school teacher, you may think that team building activities for your students can take up a lot of time and may not be effective. However, incorporating these activities into your curriculum can greatly impact your students’ social and emotional development. By promoting teamwork and cooperation, these activities can create a positive and…

  • Facilitating Student-Led Discussion Strategies as a Teacher

    Facilitating Student-Led Discussion Strategies as a Teacher

    As a teacher, my role is to facilitate student-led discussions. It’s like leading a group of birds in flight, each with its own unique path and perspective. The challenge lies in finding ways to empower students to take ownership of their learning while maintaining structure and purpose. But how can we strike this balance? How…