It is no secret that clear procedures are one of the most important tools we use as classroom teachers. Students need them, and they help to ensure that we maximize instructional time. Nick Romagnolo uses attention getting signals with his students to ensure that class time is not lost. One of the most important tips about using attention getting signals is taking time to teach and practice the procedures. Watch as Mr. Romagnolo works with his class to learn and practice this classroom management procedure.
Pay close attention to the following techniques this master teacher uses:
- Varying his clapping
- Incorporating Repetition
- Ensuring he has students’ attention
Check out more Classroom Management Tips and Tricks on The Teaching Channel’s Classroom Management Video Playlist Tip Page.