I remember the excitement of stepping into my very first classroom….I was both eager and nervous. But I also remember feeling a bit apprehensive and scared and wondered if I would “survive.”
Of course, then I started to play the what if game…..
- What if I can’t gain their attention?
- What if I don’t know the answer to a student’s question?
- What if students call out all the time?
- What if a student refuses to obey an instruction?
Behavior problems often concern new teachers and there are no magic answers that work for all students in all situations. This is because management of student behavior is such a complex process.
Read the details of the three tips on Top Notch Teaching.