Est. time: 15 min

Classroom management is often the most challenging aspect of being a middle school teacher. In addition to teaching new classroom procedures, you will continuously re-enforce ones taught in previous years. Your students will be transitioning from childhood to early adolescence at different rates and will experience a multitude of changes. While many students will still strive to please, others will challenge the rules in order to assert independence. Management plans often depend on the individual students and should be implemented accordingly. This tutorial will address the importance of effective classroom management and provide tips for success.