Science Sampler: How to enjoy your students while your students enjoy science

by: Stacey Singleton

Every teacher’s goal should be to create a classroom atmosphere where students know one another, feel safe both physically and emotionally, and enjoy interacting. By creating a good rapport with your students as well as a positive environment in which students can learn, you will enhance their potential for success and decrease the risk of their acting out to gain attention. This article describes some classroom management strategies to help foster a supportive classroom environment that benefits not only your students, but yourself in the process.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2009Stock # ss09_032_09_53Volume 032Issue 09

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