Strategies for Behavior Management
Taught by Sara Romanello
I'm Sara Romanello. I have my bachelors degree in English Literature and Women's Studies and my Masters in the Art of Teaching. I live locally-- just a few blocks away from the Brainery in Brooklyn, and teach 7th grade Writing at a public school in Brownsville, Brooklyn. When I'm not working, I spend time with my dog, friends, and book collection!
Leading an activity of any kind with children is a unique challenge.
As anyone who has ever attempted to give directions to a group of children or adolescents knows, before you can issue the first direction, you have to do something incredibly difficult: get their attention, and then, once you do that, you need to keep it.
Behavior management is a crucial part of reaching children, in any setting. This class is for anyone who works with children, whether you're a babysitter, a nanny, or a full time or after school teacher, you can benefit from some basic tips on managing the chaos that is kids. This class will go over a few high leverage tips for managing that chaos and will also include time for practice and feedback. Hone your skills, or pick up some new ones!