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Classroom Management

Fairness in Action

Teaching students to treat each other with fairness may seem daunting, but we found some educators who put this behavior into action - read their strategies! 


parents

Try This: The New Parent Teacher Conference

Alan Jehlen

There's another person invited to an innovative parent-teacher conference. Find out whom, and why it's working!


character

Feeling Good About Themselves

NEA Staff

Helping students realize and honor their self-worth is critical to academic success. See how some educators are making both happen!


discipline

Discipline Checklist: Socializing

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

Connect with Your Peers

Students Making Excuses

Oct. 21, 2014

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? ”

Oct. 21, 2014

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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You can't teach a class that's out of control. But Kate Ortiz, our classroom management expert with more than 30 years of experience, may be able to help. Describe your situation and you’ll have an answer within 24 hours.

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