New ideas on classroom management

From the Wall  Street Journal:

When Cara Bernal read a story to her kindergarten class on a recent winter day, she ignored a crying girl, another one wandering around the room and a boy laying his head down on his desk.
Instead, she called attention to the one student who was on task, as she has been trained to do by psychologists. “Randy is looking at the story,” said Ms. Bernal, a longtime teacher at the League School in Brooklyn

 

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