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Why Allowing Your Students To Talk Can Be An Effective Classroom Management Strategy It’s common to assume that allowing students to talk to whomever they want about whatever they want is a bad thing. That it wastes time. That it gets them off track. That it riles them up and causes misbehavior. But when you decide when and how it’s done, it’s nothing of the sort. In fact, giving students a few minutes to stand, stretch their legs, and chat with a friend can be an effective classroom management strategy. Important Leadership Skills for Workplace Success Whether one is an office manager or a project leader, all good leaders require a number of soft skills to help them positively interact with employees or team members. Effective leaders have the ability to communicate well, motivate their team, handle and delegate responsibilities, listen to feedback, and have the flexibility to solve problems in an ever-changing workplace. Employers seek these skills in the candidates they hire for leadership roles. Strong leadership skills are also valuable for all job applicants and employees. Whether you're starting out in an entry-level position and looking to move up the career ladder or you're seeking a promotion, your leadership skills will be among your most valuable assets. Here are the top ten leadership skills that make a strong leader in the workplace.

New Teachers So, new teachers, you've just graduated. You’ve spent years working, weeks anticipating and hours studying. You’re thrilled. Why K-12 Teachers Should Make Time for Students to Chat in Class In the classroom, failing to respond firmly and consistently to student misbehavior can mean losing control of the room—and a quiet, focused class is often a highly productive one. But too much emphasis on the superficial appearance of order can stifle student creativity and passion. An always-quiet, always-composed classroom, veteran teachers tell us, can look like success but conceal a deeper problem with student engagement—disguising disinterest, or even boredom, as attentiveness. Earlier this year, we wrote about the importance of carving out time to build strong, long-term relationships with middle and high school students because the research shows that these connections are central to productive learning.

Julian Edge Unsurprisingly, I see potential for the use of non-judgmental discourse in several areas of my personal/professional life. My continuing use of cooperative development (mostly in its email form of EMCD) means that I can enjoy the special satisfaction of supporting colleagues as they work on their various projects. In return, they do the same for me and I enjoy that unique feeling of being positively accompanied as I talk my thoughts into being. The establishment of this website opens up new and exciting possibilities. edutopia Journaling Education blogger Vicki Davis writes 20 things she is thankful for in a joy journal, citing research studies indicating that this practice produces greater long-term happiness than winning the lottery—serious happy. Some of my students volunteered to write joy journals before each class this semester. After five minutes, I ask if anyone in the class wishes to share good news. Each announcement earns a 3-2-1 clap. Lateral Thinking

How Novice and Expert Teachers Approach Classroom Management Differently In the study, researchers asked 39 novice and expert teachers—school leaders and mentors in charge of training new teachers—to watch video clips of a high school classroom. In each video, an educator could be observed giving instructions or walking through the class while students worked. During each video, a disruptive event would occur, ranging from students talking loudly to students refusing to participate in the lesson.

What are the 21st-century skills every student needs? The gap between the skills people learn and the skills people need is becoming more obvious, as traditional learning falls short of equipping students with the knowledge they need to thrive, according to the World Economic Forum report New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional Learning Through Technology. Today's job candidates must be able to collaborate, communicate and solve problems – skills developed mainly through social and emotional learning (SEL). Combined with traditional skills, this social and emotional proficiency will equip students to succeed in the evolving digital economy. What skills will be needed most? An analysis of 213 studies showed that students who received SEL instruction had achievement scores that averaged 11 percentile points higher than those who did not.

13 Educator-Approved Podcasts to Listen to This Year In the car, on a walk, or while cooking dinner, podcasts provide respite and reflection for listeners who can take their pick from roughly 1.7 million podcasts as of 2021, according to the Nielsen Company. Since emerging in the early 2000s, the medium has grown rapidly in popularity. From 2008 to 2021, the average percentage of Americans aged 12 and older who listened to a podcast within the last month jumped from 9 percent to 41 percent, reports the Pew Research Center; and currently, Nielsen finds that more than half of all Americans listen to at least one podcast a week. We asked our audience for their recommendations for the best podcasts on schools, work-life balance, and well-being and received over 200 recommendations.

Strategies That Help Students Manage Transitions Teachers often come to me with difficulties their students have when transitioning from one activity to another and one class to another, both on an individual basis and across entire classrooms. Students can struggle with this skill due to challenges with sensory processing, such as emotional regulation, attention, and speech and language processing. Difficulties with transitioning may manifest in a variety of different behaviors, including avoidance, decreased attention, resistance, or fight-or-flight. I have found the strategies below to be helpful in my clinical occupational therapy practice, both in a one-to-one setting and on a whole-class basis.

Center for Educational Innovation Go to the U of M home page Center for Educational Innovation Advance your teaching. Engage your learners. ☰ Menu The Ditch That Textbook Podcast: 5 minutes of ideas every day So … can I come along with you on your commute to school? Or a grocery run? Maybe while you’re working out or gardening? If you let me, I promise I’ll give you some ideas you can use in your classroom.

A Framework for Managing Teacher-Student Conflicts in Middle and High School Growing up, you may have been taught to take deep breaths and count to 5 when faced with a stressful experience. This advice was meant to calm you down so you could control your emotions and address the situation appropriately. Counting to 5 continues to be a useful strategy if you’re a teacher. Picture this: You’re checking homework when you approach a student who says they didn’t have time to complete the assignment. This situation warrants a conversation, but where it starts, who it involves, and how it ends can make or break your relationship with the student.