Professional Development Resources Tag: Discipline

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Difficult Student

The Difficult Student – 058 – There is a lot of good advice out there about how to deal with a difficult student. In this... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Natural and Logical Consequences

Natural and Logical Consequences – 048 – With engaging lessons and good classroom management skills, a teacher can take care of nearly all behavior problems.... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The First Week of School

The First Week of School – 040 – What is the best way to start the school year? Should I get serious right away to... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Writing Behavioural Objectives

Writing Behavioral Objectives – 026 – There are great advantages in formulating your daily lesson objectives in terms of student behavior. Here are some tips... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Collective Punishment

Collective Punishment – 023 – Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint the source of a problem and there is a temptation to mete out consequences to... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: The Right to Discipline

The Right to Discipline – 020 – What is the basis of my right to tell my students how they have to behave? Maintaining clarity... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Norms Versus Rules

Norms Versus Rules – 006 – An alternative to rules, norms help to create a culture of learning in the class and teach kids that... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: Helping Students Get Organized

Helping Students Get Organized – 004 – Students often have problems keeping track of all their “stuff”, and their disorganization can kill a well prepared... Read more

Classroom Teaching with Mark Smilowitz: LEAST Classroom Management

LEAST Classroom Management – 002 – The LEAST method of classroom management helps teachers avoid disrupting their own classes and encourages students to take responsibility for... Read more
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