Rick Smith’s Classroom Management. Bringing Out the Best in Students and Teachers By Sheila Berkley and Angie Whitlow with credit to Dean Perkins. Invisible Classroom Management. Prevention. Intervention. Foundation. Assume the Best. Holding Our Ground. Rules and Consequences.
Bringing Out the Best in Students and Teachers
By Sheila Berkley and Angie Whitlow
with credit to Dean Perkins
Assume the Best
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Take extra time in the first weeks to lay down the railroad tracks of procedures. It’s worth it!
Principles are like guidelines, but more general and value-laden and are not specific or behavioral.
Rules are what we can and can’t live with in our classroom.
One step up from warnings, in that specific and concrete student behaviors result. They can be delivered aloud, in a whisper, or non-verbally as long as the procedure has been taught in advance.