I’ve begun reposting the best posts from the first half of this year.  You can see all my best posts from the past fifteen years here.

 

Strict-sounding teachers less effective in classroom, research reveals is from the University of Essex, and reinforces what most of us know already.

It reflects what previous research has shown about the value of being authoritative, instead of authoritarian, in the classroom.

Nevertheless, I still am a believer that it’s fine to sometimes raise one’s voice and express anger and disappointment at student behavior, as long as that strategy is only used occasionally.  I’ve certainly found that to be effective.  The key, of course, is to make it the exception, not the rule.

I’m adding this info to THE BEST RESOURCES SHARING RECOMMENDATIONS ABOUT “TEACHER TALK”

ADDENDUM:

How Tone of Voice Shapes Your Classroom Culture is from Edutopia.