Hacking Classroom Management: 10 Ideas To Help You Become the Type of Teacher They Make Movies About

Hacking Classroom Management: 10 Ideas To Help You Become the Type of Teacher They Make Movies About

by Mike Roberts

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Overview

2014 Utah English Teacher of the Year brings you 10 quick and easy classroom management hacks that will make your classroom the place to be for all your students. He shows you how to create an amazing learning environment that actually makes discipline, rules, and consequences obsolete, no matter if you're a new teacher or a 30-year veteran.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998570587
Publisher: Times 10 Publications
Publication date: 12/09/2017
Series: Hack Learning Series , #15
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 411,595
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

This teaching thing is kind of hard

Hack 1: Remember, It’s a Classroom, Not Boot Camp . . . . 17

Think of it as classroom management 2.0

Hack 2: Expect Their Best (In and Out of the Classroom) . . 31

Setting and modeling high expectations

Hack 3: Take In a Game, a Play, or a Concert . . . . . . . . . . 45

How supporting students outside the classroom reaps benefits

within the classroom

Hack 4: Get ’Em Up and Get ’Em Moving! . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

The importance of controlled movement in the classroom

Hack 5: Walk Their Walk and Talk Their Talk . . . . . . . . . 69

Using social media as a learning tool

Hack 6: Let’s Get Personal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Creating opportunities for personalized learning

Hack 7: Reassess How You Assess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97

The benefits of self-assessment and self-grading

Hack 8: Email Early, Email Often . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113

The value of positive communication

Hack 9: Fist Bumps, High Fives, and Shout-Outs . . . . . . .127

Starting and ending class the right way

Hack 10: Celebrations and Games and Field Trips, Oh My! . 143

Why it’s important to use the “f” word in your class

Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

Shhh . . . the movie’s about to begin!

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