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The Greatest Enemy to Successful Classroom Management

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There is an enemy to your classroom management. It’s lurking outside your classroom, waiting for the opportunity to come inside. Its plan is to disrupt your lesson plan and ruin your day. It wants to keep your kids from learning and destroy your hopes for their future. …and it’s waiting for you to open the […]

New Book: How to Have Amazing Classroom Management without Building Relationships

New Book: How to Have Amazing Classroom Management without Building Relationships

It’s a book of BLANK pages!             Yes! The pages are BLANK! Ask any amazing teacher. You can’t have amazing classroom management without making time to build positive relationships with your students. This is actually a real book. As I speak to new and soon-to-be teachers, one of the main […]

The Greatest Classroom Management Lesson

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Classroom management is the single most searched for topic on SuccessInTheClassroom.com. It’s a pretty important topic, especially for new and soon-to-be teachers. As an Assistant Principal, part of my job is dealing with students who have been disrespectful or defiant in a classroom. Coming to see Mr. Rangel is not a good thing most of […]

How Teachers can Learn from the Lady in the Iphone

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I was given the opportunity to attend an AVID conference last week in Palm Desert, CA. It was being held in a nice hotel, about 2 hours away from where I lived. I had never been there, so I was going to need directions. In the past, I would pull out a map or look […]