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Classroom Management – Expectations

November 14, 2012

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Let kids know what your expectations are. Teachers should never assume that children understand what is expected of them in classroom situations. Let’s talk about reasonable expectations and how to let kids know what is expected of them. It’s important for teachers to remember that children need to be taught how to behave in the […]

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Classroom Management – Offer Choices

November 12, 2012

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Ryan was a great kid! He had a huge heart. I saw him take care of his little brother and do the nicest things for other children. Ryan was also stubborn. He could really dig in his heels. There were mornings when he just didn’t want to be at Sunday School and he let you […]

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Classroom Management – Preparation

November 7, 2012

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Last week I volunteered again at the nursery school I mentioned in my previous post. It was a special day – it was pumpkin science day. The teacher planned a whole bunch of activities for the kids. They were going to measure the height of their pumpkins, weigh their pumpkins, guess what was inside their […]

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Classroom Management – Use Time Wisely

October 31, 2012

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So far in this series on classroom management I have talked about consistency and routine. Today I want to talk about using time wisely. Teachers with solid classroom management skills use their time wisely and fill it with a variety of activities. I recently volunteered at a French immersion nursery school where the teacher did […]

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Classroom Management – Introduction

October 29, 2012

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Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting a series on classroom management. Not realizing that it was going to turn into a series, last week I posted Classroom Management – Consistency and Routine. Before I continue with the series, I want to take a step back and talk about why classroom management […]

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