The term “classroom management” irks many educators. The two-word phrase ignores the heart and soul of teaching: it’s not about classrooms but children; it’s not about management, but relationships. Still, for new teachers who struggle to establish classroom culture early on, the realities of “managing” a class can feel really real. As you watch this video, consider what assumptions about the relationships between teachers and students are still very much alive today–and why.
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