Classroom management plays a key role in dealing with large classrooms. The less time spent in disengaging activities such as transition time between subjects, dealing with disruptions, and preparing during class time, the more time can be spent engaging students.
This article suggests a rather different approach to overcoming the difficulties of a large classroom. Instead of addressing the issue with group activities, this article suggests that teach with questions and encouraging students' own metacognitive awareness can lessen the strain of a large classroom.
This excellent article highlights some great strategies when faced with a large class. It summarizes common difficulties and offers suggestions that will lessen the stress on the teacher and encourage more student involvement in classroom management.
This short article gives four tips on how to handle large class sizes. It suggests how teachers can assess student understanding faster to better allocate time and how to minimize the negative effects that large classrooms can have on the teacher-student relationship.