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Classroom Management

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Conflict Resolution Programs

Research that examines reducing aggression in students and Enhancing their learning.

Are You Being Fair?

Educators share tips for avoiding favoritism in the classroom.

6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use

Here are six classroom management tips to help teachers settle problems, or prevent them from occurring, so that they can spend more of the classroom hour on teaching and learning.

Build Better Listening Skills

Ideas for building better listening skills and teaching good listening practices for your classroom.

Discipline Checklist: Clowning

It's an inappropriate and disruptive attention-getting device, but you can curb the clowning and here's how.

Aggression in a Child with Asperger's

Stress, energy and aggression in children with Asperger's: one parent's amazing discovery that helped control all three.

Handling Anger

A guest to the discussion boards provided these ideas for helping students let go of their anger.

Behavior Contracts - How to Write Them

When it comes to classroom management, getting students and adults to sign on the dotted line really works! See how to write the "ehavior Contract that benefits learning.

Educators' Survival Guide

The go-to source for safely surviving common classroom conundrums.

All Aboard!

I've been a school bus driver in New Jersey for 27 years and I've found that once I open the door of my school bus...

Discipline Checklist: Interrupting

How to deal with students who interrupt.

Teacher TV - Talkative Students

“The talker” is a bright student who can’t seem to contain herself and ends up interrupting the entire class. How do you quiet a talker without turning off the student? At a roundtable discussion, experienced teachers offer their advice.

Teacher TV - Defiant Students

A growing concern among teachers is the defiant student, one who verbally – and even physically – challenges the teacher in the classroom. This video illustrates strategies for handling such defiant students.

Kids Who Can't Sit Still

Letting them fidget may keep students focused on learning!

Discipline - Order in the Classroom!

Need help with discipline? Here are some ideas that work.

Discipline Checklist: Transitions

As students change from one activity to another, a classroom can turn to chaos. Here are some tips that can help your transitions take place smoothly.

Discipline Checklist: Socializing

Socializing is part of growing up, but there's a time and place for it in school. Here's how to keep it from interfering with learning.

Discipline Checklist: Refusals

A defiant student can turn any classroom to into chaos. Here are some strategies that could help you - and the student - move on.

Students Welcome Reasonable Discipline

Frequently occurring discipline problems and suggested solutions.

Handling Disruptive Students

Peter Lorain, a retired high school teacher and middle school principal in Beaverton, Oregon, explains how pre-service teachers can react quickly and correctly.

Can't Stop Talking

Did you know that talking and socializing are not only normal, but also healthy? Through talking and socializing, young adolescents project the social and developmental issues they are experiencing.

Avoiding Power Struggles with Students

Disruptive and confrontational students are sometimes an unavoidable challenge. If handled poorly, these confrontations can lead to power struggles and more disruptions. We asked educators for their advice on defusing these tense situations.

Ask the Expert

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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