New teachers often feel like they have to prove their ability to teach to students, parents, and colleagues. But it couldn’t be further from the truth. Just landing a job means you are qualified and capable. Learning that you don’t have to do it all in the classroom to showcase your control and ability is quite a freeing truth. Tune in to hear tips on how to pull back to gain control, sanity, and respect in the classroom.
Strong leaders in the classroom are not the ones on stage, running a tight ship and keeping a serious vibe
The most successfully run classrooms do not have a laundry list of rules
You have to know what you want students to do every second, at every turn, for everything
Keep tasks that require your brilliance for yourself and delegate other tasks to kids