Classroom Management: How to Regain Control of a Class

If you’re a brand-new teacher just starting out or you’re a seasoned veteran with years under your belt, you’ve certainly run into situations where you’ve lost control of your classroom.
It’s certainly a frightening situation, and it can come about via a variety of ways: Kids get distracted, they’re ready for the next period, or they are bored.

But don’t let them defeat you! Today on, frequent contributor Janelle Cox lists several different methods by which an educator can regain control of a lost class, including:
  • Rearrange the seating chart
  • Share your frustration
  • Be confident
  • Lead by example

Above all, Janelle suggests that teachers be confident in their abilities to reign in an out-of-control class.

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