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environmental factors may exist that need to be modified. To use a process like this with individual students, you will need classroom
procedures that provide time to work individually with students. This is how
Robin Quiroz does this in her junior high civics class.
• “ I have a time set aside for students to catch-up on projects, to spend
time discussing current events. It’s a time when they function on their
own, and I use that time for individual conferences. Every student
knows that we will have at least one or two of these a month.” Communication skills
Effective communication skills are important for any successful classroom
interaction, and particularly for problem-solving approaches to classroom
management. Thomas Gordon (1974) in his book T.E.T: Teacher Effectiveness
Training provides a number of recommendations for effective communication 42 skills in the classroom, but active listening and the I-message are two basic
communication skills from T.E.T.
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08