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.

Survival and Practical Organization

Survival and practical organization

Survival? What the heck's that about? Frankly it's a question of having a good laugh about your teaching. You could get seriously wound up when they misbehave or you could decide not to. I guess for me a better attitude is to think: ‘Whatever will they try next?’ See each day like you're trying to win at Trivial Pursuit, or a chess game or something! They're dopes when they misbehave, and you have all the cards stacked in your favour but they don't know that. I think what's kept me going is finding what they do is actually funny rather than a battle. They're so difficult sometimes, but I'm the world's best spotter of chewing-gum aficionados and competitive ...

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