Class Management

Civility: The 25 Rules of Considerate Conduct

"Civility is not a sign of weakness." John F. Kennedy


1. "In Memory of P.M. Forni: The Case for Civility in the Classroom and Beyond" (post) honours an instructor known "for his work on the history and theory of civility."

He cofounded "the Johns Hopkins Civility Project (JHCP): 'An aggregation of academic and community outreach activities ... aimed at assessing the significance of civility, manners and politeness in contemporary society'" and wrote two books on civility (the first. especially, being a recommended resource for class management):

Basic Class Management Techniques

Decorative: A large fish talking to a school of little fish assembled around the big one


"10 Effective Classroom Management Techniques Every Faculty Member Should Know" (pdf) explains that "[e]ffective classroom management is much more than just administering corrective measures when a student misbehaves; it's about developing proactive ways to prevent problems from occurring in the first place while creating a positive learning environment."

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