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Morning Chart: Ed Schools Miss "Big Five" Classroom Issues

image from cdn.theatlantic.com"The [NCTQ] report identifies "The Big Five" of classroom management: Make rules; establish structure and routines; praise students for positive behavior; address bad behavior; and maintain student behavior." (Teachers Aren't Trained to Praise Their Students The Atlantic).


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But aren't the "reformers" the ones who are bashing everybody for giving kids too much praise and self-esteem, and advocating getting harsh with them by ratcheting up tests so they'll have their artificially produced overconfidence torn down so they'll know how dumb they really are? I could have SWORN I heard Arne Duncan saying something like that, in essence.

Now they're complaining that teachers don't praise kids? "Reformers," you are impossible to please.

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