Classroom Management Articles
Creative classroom management strategies from fellow teachers and our experts.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Strategies that will help you focus on what matters—teaching.
A peek inside fourth- and fifth-grade teacher Molly Maloy's colorful classroom.
Practical strategies for coping with defiant students.
Teachers share their awesome anchor charts and tried-and-true tips!
Scholastic Top Teaching blogger Christy Crawford shares how one simple device helps you go digital in the classroom.
These small but mighty laptops (and their apps) bolster students’ computer skills and make learning come alive.
Strategies for ensuring your students thrive with substitute teachers.
A veteran teacher’s top tips for ending the year successfully.
There are things you can do to help stop and prevent bullying. Here's where to start.
A little troubleshooting makes out-of-classroom excursions a breeze.
Must-have teacher apps for smartphones and tablets.
Rebecca Mieliwocki on teaching as a team sport, making sense of middle schoolers, and the art of subversive teaching.
How I Do It
Search for "mystery trash," make mini tidy tubs, and have a trash dance party.
Host a scavenger hunt, put parents to work, and tap into elementary school nostalgia.
Create birthday treats, hit a rummage sale, and break out this year’s best books.
Teachers share their top tips for preventing no-name papers.
Display gift frogs, make cool capes, and create a “Wall of Awesomeness.”
Practice color coding, crown a “pencil champion,” and spur on a scavenger hunt.
Pop activity balloons, design a literary magazine, and get a head start on summer reading!
Find new purpose for old objects by upcycling Pringles cans, pizza boxes, hangers, and more!
Math-infused jumping jacks, charades, and “Gonoodling” keep kids’ brains active during class.
Teachers share their creative advice for decorating a classroom on a budget.
Teachers share the clever and creative ways they motivate kids to read over the summer.
Creative ways to keep kids engaged when they finish work early.
Clever ways to get parents involved at your school.
Creative ideas for memorizing new names from fellow teachers.
Get kids involved, use humor, and always follow through!
Classroom management strategies from your fellow teachers.
Sit them next to each other, randomize questions, and threaten “File 13,” among other strategies.
How do you make the most of parent-teacher conferences?
Classroom Management with Harry and Rosemary Wong
The coauthors of The First Days of School and THE Classroom Management Book talk about effective teaching, their partnership, and the results of their work.
Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong on how to combine the components of a successful classroom management plan.
Managing a special education classroom means consistency and routines from the start.
Columnists Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong share why proactive teachers are the ones with the most successful classrooms.
Columnists Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong share three essential steps in teaching procedures to students.
Columnists Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong share their tips for setting up successful classroom routines.