A hot topic, Classroom Management is what new teachers struggle with most often. I wish there was a simple answer, but having effective classroom management is always evolving.
An excellent talk by Pedro Noguero illustrates real-life classroom management challenges. Enjoy this eight-minute lecture here.
Classroom Management Podcasts
The following is a podcast about classroom management titled “Is This Working?” from various points of view originally aired October 17, 2014. This covers stories of schools struggling with what to do with misbehaving kids. There’s no general agreement about what teachers should do to discipline kids. And there’s evidence that some of the most popular punishments actually may harm kids. You can listen to the podcast by clicking this link.
Also review Jacob Kounin’s terms at:
Question & Wait Time
Please review these three resources to better understand the importance of purposeful questioning within the classroom and using ‘wait time’ effectively: