No Ordinary Monday

December 16, 2012, Responsive Classroom Blog, Original Link: https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/blog/no-ordinary-monday Teachers, principals, and other school staff nationwide are thinking about what to do and what to say tomorrow when they and their students return to school in the wake of the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School

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ASCD Annual Conference Session: Classroom Management for New Teachers

Original Article: http://www.ascd.org/conferences/conference-daily/ac12/classroom-management.aspx Effective Classroom Management for New Teachers Avoiding Mistakes, Positive Reinforcement Christine Fisher In many fields, professionals say you need to log 10,000 hours to become an expert. For new teachers, that can take about five years, and those first five years are often the most

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Lining Up

“Mr. Anderson! Kelsey cut in line!” calls out Nicole. “No I didn’t! I was here a second ago. I just had to get my lunch ticket!” Kelsey retorts. The fourth grade girls glare at each other and then look at me, waiting for my response. I don’t

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