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As regular readers know, I’ve written a fair amount on classroom management. In fact, I’ve written a couple of books that include much on that topic.
In the meantime, I thought people might find it helpful if I collected my choices for my best posts on this topic into a list.
You might also be interested in these two articles I’ve written:
- Positive, Not Punitive, Classroom Management Tips
- More Positive, Not Punitive, Classroom Management Tips
You might also be interested in these previous “The Best…” lists:
Here are my choices for My Best Posts On Classroom Management:
Why Viewing Classroom Management as a Mystery Can Be Helpful is a short excerpt from my new book, and it’s appearing in Education Week.
Alternatives To Collective Punishment
How To Recover From A Classroom Train Wreck….
Classroom Management Strategy: Here Are Three Things I Want. What Are Three Things You Want?
Quote Of The Day: You Won’t Hear Better Classroom Management Advice Than This….
Now This Is The Classroom Management Mindset I Need To Have….
Q & A Collections: Classroom Management Advice brings all my Education Week Teachers posts on classroom management together in one place.
Stop YELLING AT YOUR KIDS. It’s Bad for Them. is an article in Slate about a study that I’ve previously written about, but this article is particularly good:
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that “harsh verbal discipline”—cursing, insults, and shouting—can be as harmful to kids as hitting or spanking.
Here’s an additional excerpt from the article:
Good classroom management advice: “start small before moving big”:
The citation for the research cited in the video can be found on the video’s YouTube page.
Striking a Balance: Digital Tools and Distraction in School is from Edutopia.
More Teachers Adopting Restorative Discipline Practices is the title of an NEA Today story that unexpectedly features my classroom practice.
Recasting At-Risk Students as Leaders is from Education Week.
Here’s an excellent infographic from Middleweb, to go along with an equally good article:
I’ve embedded a chart below that compares how long many different emotions last. Boy, we teachers need to study it and reflect on which ones we think our students feel when they’re in our classrooms:
Keeping ‘The Big Picture In Mind’ While Managing Classrooms is a series of four posts I published on the topic at Education Week Teacher.
Marvin Marshall offers good advice on handling interruptions in the classroom.