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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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Classroom Management – Consistency & Routine

October 25, 2012

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Consistency and routine are two very important parts of classroom management. The teacher needs to be consistent in their response to discipline and inappropriate behavior. Also, the teacher needs to stick to a routine in the classroom, giving the kids a measure of control by knowing what to expect. First, let’s talk about consistency. Being […]

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The Hot Seat

June 6, 2012

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As a bonus to the series I have written on classroom discipline, here is a fun class motivation technique that I have used to encourage appropriate behavior in the classroom. It’s called “The Hot Seat.” The Hot Seat works in elementary classes and is great as a way of encouraging the kids to motivate each […]

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Creating Classroom Rules

June 5, 2012

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Continuing the series on discipleship & classroom discipline, this post is about creating classroom rules. With expectations and consequences defined, it is time for each teacher to create some rules specific to their own classroom. Rather than having one set of rules for the entire Sunday School, set specific rules for each classroom. This allows […]

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