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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week, teachers! Know that I value, support, and appreciate all that you do for your students and education in general. You are making an impact and difference in so many lives. THANK YOU!
Going along with the appreciation for teachers, I wanted to discuss a topic that most teachers struggle with, whether you’re a beginner or veteran, which is classroom management. We have one of my favorite guests today, Dr. Lori Friesen, whose mission is to support new teachers. On today’s episode, Dr. Lori is sharing 7 classroom management hacks that are so simple!
Dr. Lori Friesen taught for 10 years in Canada and overseas before completing her PhD in Elementary Education with a specialization in Language and Literacy. She published The Beginning Handbook for Elementary Teachers as the culminating project for her M.Ed. Host of the popular Beginning Teacher Talk podcast, Dr. Lori is dedicated to supporting and inspiring educators around the world.
We both find today’s topic so relatable because establishing classroom management, especially for new teachers, is a universal struggle. Throughout our conversation, we discovered this crucial aspect of teaching is barely or non-existent in teaching programs at universities. So when teachers get in the classroom for the first time, it’s unknown territory.
However, with Dr. Lori’s 7 classroom management hacks, you’ll be a pro in no time! Even if you’ve been teaching for many years, these hacks provide a new perspective, give a new spin on management strategies you’re already doing, or can give you simpler ways of doing what you’re already doing. Regardless, these are strategies you can put in your teacher toolbox to utilize when your current strategies aren’t working for a class.
These 7 classroom management hacks are so incredibly simple that you’ll be able to see a positive change in your management instantly! Dr. Lori emphasizes the techniques behind each strategy and provides examples on how to use them effectively in your classroom. If classroom management has been a struggle for you, listen to these hacks and your problem will be solved!
Meet Dr. Lori
Dr. Lori Friesen
Dr. Lori Friesen taught for 10 years in Canada and overseas before completing her PhD in Elementary Education with a specialization in Language and Literacy. She taught pre-service teachers at the University of Lethbridge and published The Beginning Handbook for Elementary Teachers as the culminating project for her M.Ed. Dr. Lori completed her PhD at the University of Alberta and has been inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society in recognition of her outstanding academic achievement and excellence. Host of the popular Beginning Teacher Talk podcast and creator of the R.E.A.D.Y. for School Academy, Dr. Lori is dedicated to supporting and inspiring educators around the world.
In this episode on 7 classroom management hacks, we discuss:
- 7 classroom management hacks that are so simple to use in your classroom
- How you can modify and evolve these strategies to fit your teaching style and classroom of students
- In order for these to be effective, they need to be taught, modeled, and practiced with your students before expecting them to follow and be effective
- Dr. Lori’s Masterclass – 4 Secrets to Success in Your First Years of Teaching
- Check out the Stellar Teacher Reading Membership
- The Ultimate Classroom Management Checklist
- If you’re enjoying this podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts!
Related episodes and blog posts:
- Episode 56, Dr. Lori Friesen on How to Build More White Space Into Your Schedule
- Episode 36, 4 Classroom Management Mistakes New Teachers Make (And How to Prevent Them) with Dr. Lori Friesen
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