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Strategies for Managing Middle Schoolers: Introduction
Understanding Middle School Mindsets and Behavior 2:24
Essential Routines and Procedures for Middle School
Finding Success on the First Day 3:21
Staying Fair and Consistent 2:25
Winning Over Your Middle Schoolers with Humor
Using Humor to Engage and Connect 3:13
Using Parents (and Coaches) as Allies
Utilizing Your Behavior Management Plan 4:36
Spread Positivity, Not Embarrassment
Using Checklists to Guide Behavior 3:29
Dealing with Students One-on-One 2:11
Choosing What Works in Your Middle School Art Room
Five Keys For Successful Classroom Management 3:25
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Learn how to establish (or re-establish) routines and procedures in your middle school classroom
2 Gain strategies to engage and connect with students and learn how to guide their behavior
3 Apply these strategies in your own classroom immediately
Classroom management can be one of the most difficult parts of teaching to master, especially at the middle school level. But a well-run classroom can have big impacts on student behavior and learning. In this Learning Pack, learn how to better connect with your students, set clear expectations, and maintain a classroom that is fair and consistent.
Walk away with strategies to implement immediately and begin to work toward creating the classroom environment that you and your students need to be successful.
Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
5.9 Demonstrates rapport with students
5.10 Manages behavior so the classroom environment is conducive to learning
5.11Maintains self-control in challenging situation
PRO Facilitator and Middle Level Art Teacher
Johanna Russell has been teaching since 2003 and is always seeking to improve her craft through non-traditional avenues of research, thought, and teaching practice. She believes the mental capacity for creativity and divergent thought will be essential for the futures of our students and that the best place for students to learn to think differently is in the art room.