Classroom Management 7-12

Lloyd Bowen shares the hints and tips he has collected to improve classroom management through effective teaching in the Secondary school.

When we’re in that room, we’re usually the only professional in that room. There is nowhere to hide… Even the most expert and experienced teachers would still have those days when it’s difficult… It’s never too early to ask for help.

…when a lot of effort has been put into making the lessons authentic and meaningful to students, classroom management is infinitely easier and we can use a lot of non-verbal things like… We can know the rooms we are in and control the energy in the room… All of the things I do in my class are not original… sometimes they work within a week and sometimes they work within a term… 

…We need to focus on students as people first.

Lloyd Bowen

Note for listeners: This episode was originally recorded for the JPL Podcast, hence the references to the JPL Podcast throughout.