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Posts Categorized / Classroom Management

The Five Most Important Words

We’ve all had that student. You know the one – he does not want to be in music class, and he does everything he can to demonstrate it. He’s defiant, disruptive, and demands attention. He drains your energy and leaves you wondering if your classroom management skills have gone down the drain. You try everything, […]


Getting their attention

When I was a student teacher, I did my practicum in a middle school. I learned a few techniques for getting the kids’ attention, but now that I’m teaching grade 2, I’ve had to create a whole new bag of tricks. I started with the “1 2 3 eyes on me” thing, but it didn’t […]