Managing Class Conduct Non-Verbally

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By Daniel A. Domenech/School Administrator, April 2018   CLASSROOM CIVILITY can depend greatly on classroom management. Those of us who have spent time in the classroom fully recognize that little learning will take place in an out-of-control classroom. In “The Key to Classroom Management” article in Educational Leadership (September 2003), Robert Marzano says research has shown us that “teachers’ actions in their classrooms …

The Effectiveness of Non-verbal Skills on Students

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Can we motivate students through non-verbal communication? Master of Arts thesis extract by Dirk Lagerwaard (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain) In this extract, Dirk details the results that were found when Michael’s non-verbal skills were applied by teachers in secondary schools. The student’s level of engagement and motivation were evaluated against the non-verbal language used by the teachers. Eight skills were observed: Pause, Frozen Hand …

Attitude Adjusters

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Interesting article on classroom management in the Portland Tribune March 25, 2008, written by Jennifer Anderson. Read up on how some Portland schools have tackled behavior problems with new ideas. Excerpt Fourteen-year-old Micah Mitchell isn’t proud of his behavior at school over the past few years. He’s acted up in class, talked back to teachers and the principal, and in general …

Use More Than Your Words

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by Leanne Miller It’s never easy, yet getting it right is critical to your students’ success, not to mention your sanity. It’s classroom management. Thanks to teachers at Toronto’s Jarvis CI for their help illustrating some non-verbal management signs. “A teacher can’t get his students’ attention and his volume starts to rise. He glares at them and tells them to …

Study shows the value of ENVoY

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Effectiveness of ENVoY Classroom management model sponsored by Knowledge Arts Foundation Results of University of Houston study, 2006-2007* Overview Does it work? Yes. In a study conducted by Dr. Robert Houston at the University of Houston Institute for Urban Education, ENVoY is shown to be effective in improving classroom environment for students. Data from seven local schools were collected before, …