Classrooms are changing. That change can come from a new generation of teachers, emerging technologies, student behaviors, or a combination of factors. As a result, teachers’ classroom management strategies have changed as well.
At Applied Educational Systems, we work with many secondary CTE and elective teachers. Some common concerns we hear from these teachers are centered around classroom management problems. This is something many teachers struggle with, but it’s even more of a challenge for those who did not have formal education for teaching.
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by Dick Carlson
On Monday we addressed a challenge facing teachers – how to cover standards. Often teachers are faced with meeting standards from multiple sources, finding ways to introduce these topics while providing time for mastery of skills, and assessing students on these skills. At the end of that blog, we posed the question of how do you manage ever-changing standards in your classroom? Today, we would like to offer you one solution.
Think about the model you follow when you use technology. Do you ever just click around, trying to figure it out? Or are you more of a direction-following kind of person? How do these models help you, or hinder you, from learning technology? I am typically a direction-following kind of girl, but I remember the first time I was challenged to “just click around to figure it out.”