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Uno, Dos, Three...Attention: ESL Classroom Management

Classroom management (CM) is often an issue for new ESL teachers, especially those teaching in cultures which emphasize student-driven learning. Classroom management strategies are especially important when dealing with young learners, who may find new information overwhelming. This collection provides a number of simplified resources (guides) and bulleted lists of strategies teachers should use in the ESL environment. If you are a new teacher struggling with CM check this collection out!
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Uno, Dos, Three...Attention: ESL Classroom Management
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This blog entry provides a general overview of classroom management tips for educators working with young children. This resource provides a basic definition of classroom management, discipline, outlines probable causes of disruptive behavior in young children and lists a number of steps a teacher can take to regain control and minimize what the author calls ‘deviant behavior.’
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This resource gives ESL teachers a brief overview of different strategies they can implement in their respective classrooms to manage a larger group of students. Some of these tips include implementing the use of class helpers, cushions, a series of energy burning activities, and using a points system to reward good behavior. Excellent set of tips for newer ESL teachers!
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    A 10-minute YouTube video in which veteran ESL teacher, David Rixon sheds insight into effective classroom management in the ESL setting. Nixon offers newer ESL teachers advice on how to manage small and large groups of young learners learning English as a second language.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    Another video-based resource for ESL teachers which focuses on the use of Positive reinforcement (PR) as an effective tool in ESL classroom management. It provides a series of (visual) circumstances in where students are being disruptive and suggestions of steps ESL teachers can take to use PR as a driving agent of CM.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    This blog post outlines common classroom management problems ESL teachers face and a series of solutions to help tackle these CM problems at all student levels. This is a simple list of ten tips that every ESL teacher should keep in mind when working with disruptive/distracted students.
  • Ambar Paulino says:
    Published by GoOverSeas.com, this article lists a number of effective teaching strategies and tips ESL teachers should keep in mind when teaching ESL students. This resource encourages educators to plan ahead of time to avoid idle time for disruptions and provides a series of lessons that are engaging and academically rigorous.
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BloomBoard Asks:How do you get your students to focus in an ESL learning setting? What tips do you have for other educators looking to manage disruptive behavior with ELLs?