Applying Effective Classroom Management

~45 minutes

In this simulation, you will play the role of a middle school teacher who must address classroom challenges by encouraging teamwork and partnerships and building interpersonal teacher-student communication. You'll be able to reflect on how you apply social-emotional skills to your classroom management.

Key Characters:

  • Disruptive student
  • Counselor
  • Homeroom teacher
  • Parents
  • New Teacher Coordinator

Trade-offs to Consider:

  • When to address disruptive behavior directly vs. enlisting others for information and support.
  • When to communicate with stakeholders in person vs. electronically.
  • When to set boundaries vs. when to confront behavior.

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