Running a classroom is not just about teaching. How you relate to each student will help determine how successful your classroom management will be. There are times kids need something more, particularly during times of stress at home. Students may seek support from teachers, who then can become like surrogate parents.
A teacher often ends up doing far more than what’s in the job description, above and beyond the call of duty. There is no other way to teach a student well. The student needs to be in a peaceful, calm frame of mind, or else all the teacher’s efforts will be in vain.
What can you do when you notice a student who suddenly seems to be strugging?
Professional guidance on how you can use classroom management techniques to deal with things that can come up in the classroom and out for kids. There could be traumatic circumstances that your students are dealing with at home that you may be able to help them with. They could be struggling with a pending divorce between their parents, death of a parent, struggling socially, and possibly even some kind of abuse at home. There are no easy answers, but experts offer some suggestions in this article.
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Classroom Management: Expert Answers from Expert Teachers