Professional Development: Balancing Class Participation & Much More

Last week the NY Times published an article entitled “Teaching Students How to Talk Less and Listen More,” the genesis of which was a question by a teacher who asked for suggestions about managing students whose participation dominates class time. Whether you currently have students who talk too little or too much, are challenged by other classroom management issues, or would like to find hundreds — actually thousands — of resources for a wide range of professional development needs,

PBS LearningMedia is a great place to explore.  You can search professional development and then filter by specific grades and areas to find resources on subjects that range from promoting positive behavior in schools, to a model lesson for working in groups to assessing peer writing conferences.

To read more of the NY Times article, click here.


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