Teachers from Korea, Turkey, Ireland, Australia, and Indonesia (perhaps many more in the “lurk-esphere”) joined KELTchat to discuss classroom rules. Michael Griffin lead a smooth and insightful discussion where teachers discussed the following topics:
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- Important classroom rules and a why to back it up
- Who makes the rules?
- Reasons for implementing rules: school policies, student behaviour or personal beliefs?
- Framing rules
- Implementing and keeping the rules
- Focus on Korea
- International Teachers Development institute (iTDi) – Rules We Follow and Breaking Rules
- Gordon West‘s Pecha Kucha – Don’t Be a Dictator at 2012 KOTESOL National Conference
- Anne Hendler’s post – Making some new rules
- Article by Michael Griffin and Manpal Sahota – Large Class Management
- Larry Ferlazzo’s post – How To Recover From A Classroom Train Wreck….
- Jim Scrivener’s book – Classroom Management Techniques
- Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain
- Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning
- Raising Boys: Why Boys Are Different – and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men