One Thing You Must Ask Yourself Before Next School Year

Teachers often conduct a self-inventory as one school year ends and before another one begins. An important question they should ask themselves is what their weakest area of classroom management was over the past school year. Some examples include inconsistency, taking the students’ misbehavior personally, and not having clear rules and consequences. It is helpful to make a list of the negative consequences of being weak in that one particular area. Then the teacher can work toward fixing it before the new school year begins.

Key Takeaways:

  • The author states that she coaches teachers a lot at this time of the year and that she will share her experiences in the blog.
  • The results for most of the misbehavior in the classroom might probably come from an area of weakness that the teacher has.
  • Every teacher should identify the one weakness they have and write it down then try to bullet point the consequences of that weakness.

“You see, I discovered that if you’re not getting the well-behaved classroom you want, the reason often comes down to one thing.”

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