How to Help a Teacher with Poor Classroom Management: 4 Helpful Strategies
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How to Help a Teacher with Poor Classroom Management: 4 Helpful Strategies

Effective instruction is at the heart of teaching.  But what do we do when student behavior constantly interrupts our instruction?  Few things are as stressful or disruptive as having repeated behavior problems in class, especially when they seem to be coming from the whole group. Unfortunately, many of us in education weren’t trained to address…

Provide Choices, Improve Behavior: Sometimes Intervention Really is that Simple
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Provide Choices, Improve Behavior: Sometimes Intervention Really is that Simple

If only there were a classroom management strategy that was incredibly easy to implement and instantly wiped away all of our misbehavior woes. Well, spoiler alert: there’s not. I always say that anyone who tells you otherwise, who suggests they have a silver bullet for behavior problems, is probably selling you something. However, there are…

28 Turnkey Behavior Contract Templates to Open the Door to Better Behavior
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28 Turnkey Behavior Contract Templates to Open the Door to Better Behavior

Sometimes the simplest barrier to better student behavior we can address is student motivation. With the right incentive, we can improve a wide range of behaviors. If we use that incentive well. Behavior contracts set us up to use incentives wisely to maximize student motivation to improve their own behavior. And using a contract to…