With Your Students Offers
insight to relating to students such as accommodating diverse learning
styles. Also provides tips on how to arrange the classroom in
order to minimize distractions.
- Teacher Focus In addition to some good resources, there are forums for teachers to discuss a variety of topics and professional concerns.
for Adolescent Studies at Indiana University
This comprehensive site contains a wealth of guidelines for
classroom management. It includes an informative section on
student teaching with great tips for a successful experience.
on Educational Management
This is an article published by ERIC digests providing quality
information on the topic of school discipline. It could be utilized by a
first year teacher or a 20 year veteran. The article explains the school
characteristics that are associated with discipline problems and then
offers ideas, thoughts, and strategies for decreasing disruptive
- Web-Based Interactive
Teacher Development In Classroom Management
This site was developed to assist student teachers and first year
teachers with their classroom management skills. It has a classroom
management database which provides published articles and papers on
- Tips for
Creating a Peaceful Classroom
This a site that is very quick and to the point. It contains seven tips
for creating a more peaceful classroom. At the bottom of the site
is a useful link on school violence.
- Classroom Management
There are a number of good tips regarding the first day of school and a
list of 101 things to do the first 3 weeks of school. The site lists
many different categories you may need to someday address such as
failure to perform a task, failure to pay attention and lack of interest
-- all important issues when it comes to managing a classroom
Welcome to Classroom Management
this is an interactive and visually pleasing site. Offers an
abundance of information that is well organized and easy to
navigate. Most noteworthy is the information on how to be positive
- Ms. LeBeau's Webpage for
Classroom Management and Discipline
This is a very colorful and catchy website for ideas on classroom
management. This site includes a section for building confidence for
first year teachers.
of Washington's Center for Instructional Development Having trouble with
testing and grading? At this site there are many new and innovative
ideas for teachers to develop new ways of testing and grading.
Teachers for Conflict Resolution
Have you experienced some tension between two or more students in your
class? With the new trend of legal issues in today's society this site
will give you ways to protect and prepare you for resolving the
situation at hand.
- Classroom Management:
Starting Off Right This site offers links to a variety of
topics including what to do the first day of school, icebreakers, and
many other practical tips for managing the classroom efficiently right
from the start. A useful site for veteran as well as novice
To Catch Kids Being Good
This website provides a unique idea for behavioral management. The idea
is to catch students while they are at their best behavior in the
classroom. A number of ways are provided on the website to catch
students being good.
In this website you are provided with a list of techniques that backfire
in the classroom. This link gives the educator eleven techniques that
you can use in your classroom that will help you achieve effective group
management and control.
This website lists what annoys other kids and teachers. The lists are
extremely real and quite funny in many ways. After you check the
annoying annoyances, you can try some of the many activities listed at
the end of the website. One great activity is to have the students read
the lists and decide if they agree with them.
- Simple Ways
to Help Children with Special Needs This is a very handy website.
It provides useful tips to teachers regarding special needs students in
a simple format. These tips are arranged under a variety of headings
including modification, inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity,
academic success, organizational skills.
for Many Areas of Classroom Management This website carries a vast
collection of ideas on teacher related topics. These ideas range from
innovative teaching strategies, classroom decor and class organization
for enhancing classroom management.
- Classroom Discipline
and Management Tips This website is about involving students in the
classroom management plan. It also places a heavy emphasis on character
education and offers the reader numerous links on this topic.
the Parent-Teacher Conference This website answers the basic,
essential questions about parent-teacher conferences, a comfort for new
- Ways to
Energize Your Students
This site is filled with fun ways to energize and motivate students. It
includes games and activities that will get your students out of their
seats and encourage them to work together as a team to complete fun
games or projects.
Jobs - Classroom Management
This site lists lots of great ideas on how to get your students involved
in the everyday activities in your classroom. Great tips such as
assigning a "class librarian" and a "classroom helper of
the day" can motivate your students to be involved in running a
smooth classroom. Best of all, the ideas on this page come from
- Strategies for
Teaching Children With Behavior Disorders
This site is incredibly informative with information and strategies for
dealing with students in many different situations. This site could
serve as a great reference tool for teachers at any experience level.
- Dr. Mac's Behavior Management
There are tons of links to sites on behavior/classroom management,
including how to access behavior problems to how to manage these
Classroom Management: Strategies and Implementation: This article by
Allen Truell summarizes some of Alfie Kohn's strategies contained in:
"What to look for in a classroom"
- Advise for
First Year Teachers From the Principals Who Hired Them
Also a link for more great advice from teachers who have survived their
first year of teaching. Check it out and get a confidence boost prior to
that first important day in the classroom. (The site comes up looking a
bit blank. Don’t give up! You have to scroll down a bit to get to the
- Are you an Educator for Social Responsibility
A great resource for current issues that are on the minds of students
and teachers. Lesson plans are included which are designed to help
teachers and students discuss and understand current issues such as:
war, peace, conflict, retaliation, prejudice, discrimination,
propaganda, and a range of divergent points of view. An extremely
relevant and timely site.
- Teaching Help -
Classroom Management Topics Do you consider teaching a profession or
just a job? If your answer is a profession, check out this site. Useful
to pre-service teachers, student teachers, substitutes, current teachers
and parents, it includes a good amount of information on the topics of
planning for and starting out the school year, classroom management and
instruction ideas. Includes observations of Dr. Fred Jones (Positive
Classroom Discipline and Positive Classroom Instruction) and Dr.
Madeline Hunter (Clinical Teaching).
Management- First Days of School This site is divided into three
sections: first days of school, discipline, and miscellaneous classroom
management and classroom organization. First days of school is a great
section for new teachers to look at because it discusses common
mistakes, positive expectations (ways teachers should act with both
colleagues and students and ways teachers can act professional), and
classroom management, a very important aspect of the learning
- Ideas and Philosophies on
This website is an excellent resource for both beginning and experienced
teachers. It is full of information on a variety of topics ranging
from information for education majors to mentoring.
Young's Page on Classroom Behavior! This site is extremely informative
for all teachers for a variety of topics of interest. Some topics
included are lesson planning, specific subject areas, classroom
management, special needs, multiculturalism, multiple intelligences and
many others. Although not all of the topics discussed are related
directly to classroom management, they can prove to be very useful for
- Beginning Teacher's Tool Box
Student teachers, substitutes, and first year teachers, feeling
overwhelmed? Well this site is sure to help you ease into the wonderful
and rewarding challenge of being a teacher. Check out how to be a
“Survivor.” Also, find diverse ways to get connected in this world
with in-service opportunities.
2000 This is a great site for any teacher to use in helping to teach
them how easy it is to successfully integrate technology into their
classrooms. This site even lets you post feedback and questions, and
allows you to talk with professionals.
Classroom This is a unique website devoted to helping teachers learn
how to effectively prepare for and manage the diverseness of all their
This site is dedicated to a book of the same name. There are several
great links to sites relating to disabilities.
- The Innovative Classroom
Links to many sites, the classroom
management part is very helpful and includes many interesting
This sight is great for those special education teachers or
elementary level teachers who integrate thematic units.
Can Handle Them All! Johns
Hopkins University site with suggestions, tips and links for class
management. Also includes other educational resources. A great
Teachers Read This! Helps new
teachers with classroom management. Discusses teaching styles, effective
guidelines and procedures.
on Classroom Management
Classroom management, classroom discipline and management for students
with special needs. This site was created using a free service called
Tips on behavior, attendance,
basic organization. Seems like a great source for all teachers. This
is a great site to see that you are not all alone in the classroom.
Behavior Link to the National
Network for Child Care. The information is pretty basic but easy to
follow and understand. Procedures for time-outs and steps to follow for
managing the classroom.
Poverty Law Center: Fostering Respect Among Students
There are many possible opportunities to enlighten yourself about
raising the consciousness of young people at this website.
This site describes how to organize your classroom for a child with
- Classroom Management Chatboard
This site offers teachers a great way to communicate with others from
around the country (or world) about managing classrooms.
Contains pithy, informative, of the "why didn't I realize that
before" variety of "How To" articles.
- Thrifty Classroom Decorations
Hits a new teacher wear it counts-in the pocketbook. Practical, useful
list of ways to obtain free classroom materials.
- Stop the
Bullies! A listing of excellent K-8 novels to enlist when a teacher
needs help addressing this painful issue.
and Advice for Teachers on Handling Discipline This is a great site
which teaches alternatives to violence, perspective taking skills for
younger students, alternatives to bad behavior, and other behavior
modifications strategies for students. The site offers good advice and
has a questions and answers section for teachers who may be confronting
similar discipline problems in schools. The author offers other
resources and other links for more information.
Down to Business: Tips For Starting the Day
This is a cute site that offers teachers tips on really nice ways to
start the day for teacher and students. Some examples are playing
calming instrumental music, journal writing, singing and clapping, a
personalized good morning (high five or personal acknowledgement),
eating breakfast or lunch in the classroom, joke of the day or riddle of
the day written on the board and discussed.
- Classroom Management
and More Very good overall teacher site. The site’s resources
include classroom management information, lesson plans, teacher’s
tools and store, newsletters, and a professional development link.
Tips To Have a Great Year This is nice site that talks about
classroom little classroom jobs and activities for students, tips on
grading papers, activities for speedy finishers, leaving sub plans,
grading advice, and other small tips for teachers to ensure that the
year goes smoothly and is fun for everyone.
- Managing a Computer in the Classroom
Great information for a teacher that needs to know how to integrate a
computer into the classroom. This site includes links to web based
Teach Lists many common questions and necessary information pertaining
to successful implementation of classroom management skills.
- Tips for Teaching Autistic Children in the
Classroom The site offers good and sound guidance. It is a bit wordy
and not graphically interesting, but practical and informative.
for Teaching High Functioning People With Autism
This site is practical and to the point. Key concepts stand out nicely
Management School Climate and School Violence This site is reliable,
credible, interesting and has a large variety of links (the links are
all credible too- links to pages that are university sponsored and
places like "Education World").