I would recommend that they try only 1-2 strategies at a time, but for at least 2 weeks. The best classroom management strategies will vary by teacher, but they all have to be used consistently in order to be effective.
Additionally, when you're struggling to determine your own voice, sometimes students can help. I always recommend that teachers create their classroom expectations (rules) as a class based on student input.
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I have used different strategies from wholebrainteaching.com with great success. I often recommend that the new teachers I work with check it out and then I follow up by modeling the strategies in their classrooms with them.
The teacher voice should be low to medium. If the teacher begins using a loud voice, the students will get louder.
I would introduce a new teacher to social media. There are so many outlets to gain knowledge, make connections, and develop a voice online in the comfort of their home. There are endless chats based on subject matter, location, and education interest. Twitter especially is a great place to connect with hundreds of educators to learn classroom management and instructional strategies. In my own career, I've made numerous connections and gained so much because social media allows educators to learn 24/7 while still wearing pajamas!
Co-teaching has been particularly effective. Offer to help in the classroom and find ways to model strategies that you don't see the teacher demonstrating yet. Then meet afterwords and reflect on what worked and which strategies the teacher might try using her own voice and style. When the teacher is ready to try it out, be there to provide feedback and to reflect afterward. It won't take long for a new teacher to adopt something new and to figure out how to make it his/her own.
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