Why You Need To Make One Classroom Management Commitment Right Now
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by Michael Linsin
1d ago
Now that your school year is over, it’s time to make a commitment. By commitment, I mean never going back. Never giving in. Never allowing yourself any other possibility. Iron-clad locked, guaranteed, and assured. What’s done is done. The commitment I want you to ... Read more The post Why You Need To Make One Classroom Management Commitment Right Now appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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Your 2023-24 Smart Classroom Management Report Card
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by Michael Linsin
1w ago
Your personal 2023-24 Smart Classroom Management report card is here! To review, the SCM report card is a rating system that revels the extent to which you followed SCM during the past school year. It evaluates your strength and weaknesses so you can use ... Read more The post Your 2023-24 Smart Classroom Management Report Card appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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How To Handle A Student Who Argues For A Misbehaving Friend
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by Michael Linsin
2w ago
Here’s the scenario: You witness a student break a rule, so you enforce a consequence. But then, out of nowhere, a student nearby denies the misbehavior. In other words, they jump in and say . . . “It wasn’t him!” “He didn’t do it.” ... Read more The post How To Handle A Student Who Argues For A Misbehaving Friend appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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How To Handle A Student Who Laughs When You Give Another Student A Consequence
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by Michael Linsin
1M ago
A common scenario: A student disrupts your class and you deliver a consequence. All good. But the moment you finish, another student laughs at the disruptor. Laughter in this situation is infuriating because it makes light of the sacredness of uninterrupted learning. It also ... Read more The post How To Handle A Student Who Laughs When You Give Another Student A Consequence appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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Why You Should Limit Group Work
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by Michael Linsin
1M ago
For students who are motivated and determined to do well, group work is an exercise in frustration and unfairness. They do all or most of the work. Yet the grade is shared. And although they would love to say, “No, I’m not doing it ... Read more The post Why You Should Limit Group Work appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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How To Handle Students Who Do Nothing
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by Michael Linsin
1M ago
I’ve been writing here at SCM for 15 years. 748 articles. 12 books and e-guides. Above all else, this takes focus. Which, in this day and age, I have to protect like a rare orchid. Otherwise, I’ll lose the ability to shut out distraction ... Read more The post How To Handle Students Who Do Nothing appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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Why You Must Require Properly Spoken Language In Your Classroom
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by Michael Linsin
1M ago
I know full well the opposing arguments. It’s outdated. It’s subjective. It’s discriminatory. It’s discouraging. It’s culture-denying. But with the right touch and spirit of compassion, you’re helping your students immensely by encouraging clear and universally understood spoken language. Here’s why: It gives them ... Read more The post Why You Must Require Properly Spoken Language In Your Classroom appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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Why You Should Limit Your Contact With Difficult Students
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by Michael Linsin
2M ago
Here at SCM we talk a lot about the importance of letting your classroom management plan do the work of improving behavior for you. About how this approach . . . Saves time. Lowers stress. Builds rapport. Embodies fairness. Engenders trust. Inspires respect. It’s ... Read more The post Why You Should Limit Your Contact With Difficult Students appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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Why You Need To Freshen Up Your Class Routines
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by Michael Linsin
2M ago
This time of year things tend to get sloppy. Students are feeling the lazy pangs of summer approaching. It’s in the tea, the daily grind, and the changing weather. Left alone, this feeling will morph into poorer and poorer performance. Only you can do ... Read more The post Why You Need To Freshen Up Your Class Routines appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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How To Avoid Dangerous Student Behavior
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by Michael Linsin
3M ago
The jettisoning of firm consequences in favor of a purely restorative approach has caused more dangerous behavior among students. It’s like nothing I’ve seen in 30+ years of teaching. Nowadays, a student can fight, bully, torment, throw chairs, and threaten a teacher without being ... Read more The post How To Avoid Dangerous Student Behavior appeared first on Smart Classroom Management ..read more
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