To Pair or Not to Pair: Part Five — Class Structure

Now that you’ve got the basic things prepared (classroom, characters, props and student attitude), you’ll want to make very clear to your students that this is not a random activity. “Art loves order,” Stanislavsky told us in his work with actors. Make sure you have order in the basic structure of your class to allow the … More To Pair or Not to Pair: Part Five — Class Structure

Dealing with Poor Behavior in Your Classroom

Though there are many behavior challenges teachers have to face in the classroom, three stand out in my classes that I have often had to overcome. These challenges can be listed as: Speaking out of turn or speaking all the time Distracting or annoying behavior during class time Refusal to participate in classroom activities These … More Dealing with Poor Behavior in Your Classroom