Jamie Edgington

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Recent Posts by Jamie

Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:41 PM in Developing Authority as a Student Teacher
One thing you can try is to make sure you stay quiet while waiting for them to follow directions. If they are talking and off task, simply tell them you will wait till everyone is ready. Do not start until everyone is on task and quiet. This shows your willing to wait. I would also let them know that you have all the time in the world to wait and they are only wasting their time that could be used...

Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:36 PM in Advice for new teachers
I have a quick question for you. Why do you say the fist year is the hardest? Most people say the opposite. I am curious why you believe that. 

Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:32 PM in Classroom Management
I agree with what others said, having a good classroom management system in place will help. But also do not get discouraged if the class seems a bit out of hand the first time around. This will take practice and the more you do it, the smoother it will go. I feel this is especially true with the younger students.