Classroom Management

How Increasing Student Engagement Helps Classroom Management

The Best Discipline Program is Effective Instruction One of the most common and challenging issues teachers face in the classroom is behavior problems. In many cases, student misbehavior is due to two key factors: Lack of confidence. Students can’t complete the skills or understand the concept. Therefore they have disengaged from the lesson as shown…

Successful Pair-Sharing

There are many specific strategies you can use that contribute to effective and successful Pair-Sharing.   (1) Desk Arrangement. Desks need to be suitably arranged so students have physical access to their pair-share partner. Move the desks if necessary. Most teachers are sliding rows of desks closer together. Also, students need to face the teacher…

15 Reasons to Pair-Share

Pair-Shares are super important for multiple reasons. Here are fifteen reasons. Each one of them justifies the use of Pair-Shares.   (1) Every student orally answers every question. Pair-Shares go beyond having students think of an answer. Now, all of them are actually saying the answer aloud. Think about it. Every student orally answers every…