This concise book focuses on classroom management basics, including student behavior, organizing classroom space, effective use of resources, and establishing a presence in the classroom.
Chapter 2: Learning to Keep Your Cool
Learning to Keep Your Cool
Oh dear. You haven't even started your career and you're already joining the ranks of the perfectionists. One day you could be a headteacher, lying awake all night clutching a bottle of vodka, because you made a tiny error the day before.
Panic and Perfectionism
The teaching profession is one where you can easily become a victim of perfectionism. Read any of the National Curriculum and standards for teaching and it all looks like a blueprint for a perfect education. Up and down the country there are teachers doing their best to teach as well as they can, most of them striving to do better. The sensible ones recognize that not ...