A collection of 10 posts
How to Identify and Manage Student Trauma in the Classroom
To drive student success, it is important for teachers to recognize and manage trauma that causes students to fall behind socially, emotionally, and academically. This article helps you understand what trauma is, how to identify students affected, and manage it.
Determine Effective Consequences for Students: Ask Yourself Two Questions
Prior to implementing any consequences to address student misbehavior, always ask yourself these two important questions: 1) Are students aware of what they should be doing, and how? 2) If so, is non-compliance due to a lack of skill or lack of will?
How Teachers Can Improve Student Behavior Without Shame or Punishment
Most teachers instinctively go straight for the individual, audible correction. But less-invasive strategies are just as effective in changing student behavior. In addition, they’re less disruptive to the lesson, don’t reward negative behavior with attention, and don’t publicly shame.
4 Easy Steps to Implement Student Routines within the First Month of School
One of the single most important actions you can take as a teacher at the start of the school year is to plan and execute efficient routines and procedures. Here are the steps to make sure your first four weeks of teaching go smoothly.