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Classroom Management

Reclaim Your Game Before Teaching Gets Tougher

Stay at the top of your game by influencing even your most challenging students to behave and achieve. 

education support professionals

All Aboard!

Lois Yunka, ESP

The critical role of ESPs to the success of the whole student is spelled out in this article about strategies for better bus behavior.



Can't Stop Talking

By Peter Lorain, retired high school teacher and middle school principal, Beaverton, Oregon

Socializing is a healthy part of child development, and with these tips you can make sure it doesn't turn your class chaotic.



Avoiding Power Struggles With Students

Robert McNeely

Disruptive students are sometimes an unavoidable challenge. Here are some dos and don'ts of dealing with classroom confrontations.


Connect with Your Peers

Students Making Excuses

Pat says, “When I tell a student to stop talking, he will reply, "I'm not the only one talking". How do I respond to this student? ”

Kate Ortiz says, “It is helpful to make sure that your expectations are clear and students know when they are and aren't supposed to be talking. This clarity needs to include what you consider to be appropriate volume in different situations and what individual volume should sound like during group work.…”

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