Your approach to classroom management has a significant impact on student success. Learn which of the four classroom management styles is best for your students.
Continental’s Resource Center for Classroom Management Strategies
Regardless of if you are a new teacher or have several years under your belt, classroom management can be quite the challenge. With increasing technology, diverse student populations, and countless other factors influencing class dynamics, teachers must have many classroom management strategies in place to maintain a safe and productive learning environment. Whether you teach in person, virtually, or using a hybrid model, check out our helpful resources for effective classroom management!
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- Blog Resources for Effective Classroom Management
- Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health & Mindfulness
- Building a Modern Classroom
- Managing Classroom Conflict
- Classroom Management for ELLs
Affordable Resources for Effective Classroom Management
Blog Resources for Effective Classroom Management
These blogs are our bread and butter when it comes to classroom management. From managing conflict and bullying to helping your students develop emotional intelligence and mindfulness, check out these classroom management strategies from our experts and teacher consultants.
Stickers are fun, but are they effective tools to reinforce student behavior and drive success? Not exactly. Check out these tips to create an incentive program that motivates your students.
Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health & Mindfulness
While there is a massive focus on fostering students’ academic growth, their emotional intelligence must be nurtured as well. Explore these blogs related to mental health and wellbeing.
Students face challenges both in and out of school that can present unique mental health difficulties. Here’s how to talk about and promote the importance of good mental health in your classroom.
It’s easy to fall into a teaching rhythm that puts productivity over mindfulness. Here’s how to stay in the moment while teaching and help your students be more present in the classroom.
Empathy is a difficult skill to teach, but it’s a crucial concept for students to understand. Check out these six activities to help students develop and practice empathy in your classroom.
Change can be hard for children, especially when transitioning to a new grade, classroom, or school. Explore these tips to help your students adjust to big and small life changes.
Building a Modern Classroom
Changing things up in your classroom can make a big difference for your students. Here are our top tips on designing and managing a productive, modern learning environment.
Rows of desks in front of a chalkboard or smartboard aren’t the only option! Explore these ideas on creating a modern classroom environment.
Flexible seating options can help students stay comfortable and focused all day long. Here are our favorite seating ideas that allow for movement and fun.
If used properly, technology is an incredibly beneficial learning tool. Check out these five ideas to ensure that students use devices appropriately in your classroom.
Need a fun way to take control of your classroom and reinforce student behavior? Gamification might be a great fit for you! Check out this overview to learn all about “gamifying” your classroom.
Managing Classroom Conflict
No matter how wonderful your students are, conflict happens. Explore these blogs for classroom management strategies that tackle all sorts of classroom challenges.
Conflict management is key to a successful classroom. Whether you’re struggling with a particular student or your class just can’t seem to get along, here are our tips for handling conflict.
Unfortunately, bullying is a common problem in many classrooms. Explore these tips for identifying and addressing bullying among your students.
Don’t let your students’ differences be a source of conflict. Instead, establish a classroom culture that celebrates diversity and encourages various world views.
With remote learning and 1:1 programs, students are spending more time interacting digitally, presenting teachers with the challenge of online bullying. Check out these tips to stop your students from engaging in cyberbullying.
Classroom Management for English Language Learners
Classroom management is tricky even without a language barrier. But classroom management for English language learners can present a variety of difficulties stemming from linguistic and cultural differences. Browse these blogs for some tips to manage your classroom of diverse learners.
Check out these seven strategies for keeping your classroom running smoothly—regardless of the language barrier.
Effective classroom management starts with an inspiring and encouraging learning environment. Check out these tips to create a welcoming classroom for ELLs.
Managing a diverse classroom of English-fluent students and English learners is challenging. Here are five tips to support ELLs in your mainstream classroom.
Learning a new language is no easy task, and it can be discouraging at times. But, with time and practice, all English learners can master the language. Check out these suggestions to help encourage a growth mindset for your ELs.
Affordable Classroom Management Resources
At Continental, we provide teachers with affordable, effective resources for the classroom. Here are a few of our favorite products to assist with your classroom management strategies.
Record & Plan Books
The first step toward a well-managed classroom is organization. Explore our Record and Plan book options to find the perfect fit for your needs.
Using the right resources has a big impact on ESL classroom management. If students aren’t provided appropriate educational materials, they’re more likely to engage in off-task and unwanted behavior. Explore our collection of ESL resources to keep your ELLs on the right track to language mastery.