Tag Archives: classroom management

NW PBIS Conference Preview: Classroom Management in Action

Teachers feel challenged by behavior issues in the classroom every day. At IRIS Educational Media, we rely on the latest research in behavior and education to create solutions for managing the classroom. We aim to help teachers deal with problem behavior and create a positive and productive learning environment.…

4 Steps to Managing Off-Task Behavior

Keeping students on task is a major concern for teachers and managing classroom behavior remains a constant challenge.  This guide provides teachers with a quick reference to keep students who are off-task from disturbing the rest of the students and get back on track.…

How Can We #Rethink Discipline?

On July 22, 2015 educators gathered at the White House to Rethink School Discipline.

“The conference sought to advance the national conversation about reducing the overuse of unnecessary out of school suspensions and expulsions and replacing these practices with positive alternatives that keep students in school and engaged in learning, but also ensure accountability.”

As I participated in the Twitter conversation #rethinkdiscipline, I began to think about ways we could avoid reaching the point where we have to suspend students.…

How to Create Harmony in the Classroom

A new school year has started, and chances are the buzz of newness has begun to settle in for children. The initial excitement and nervousness of seeing friends and having new school supplies is a welcome distraction, but soon after, teachers face the challenge of establishing a productive classroom.…