Seventh Heaven – 50 useful classroom management tips for every kind of teacher

Welcome to the new Seventh Heaven series from Resource Angel.

This series will be devoted to lists.

Here we provide you with 50 links to websites that attempt to bring useful classroom management tips to you. Whether you’re a novice, a veteran or somewhere in between, you’re sure to find something of interest in these links.


1   Edutopia – 5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

Check out these five management strategies new teachers can begin using immediately in their classrooms. Good article.

2  Edutopia – 7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

Tyler Hester, teacher and professional development coach, offers seven tips for better classroom management. Another good article from the same website. Worth bookmarking.

3  Education World – Classroom Management: Ten Teacher-Tested Tips

Messy Classroom2Hallway conferences. Pasta discipline. Buddy rooms. Bell work. Those and six other ideas for taming temper tantrums—and other classroom disruptions—are the focus of this Education World story!

4  National Education Association – 6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use

The National Education Association – provide an article with six classroom management tips to help teachers settle problems.

5  National Education Association –  Management Tips for New Teachers

From the same website, National Education Association –  offer tips to create the climate you want for your classroom.

6  Pinterest – Classroom Management Tips from Edutopia

Yet again Edutopia – this time from their Pinterest site. Kick off your classroom community with some of these helpful classroom management tips.

Elementary Education – Top 12 Proven Classroom Management Tips

So check out this list of proven tips to help you manage your classroom more efficiently and effectively. This site connects prospective students directly to a variety of degree programs in elementary education. They provide visitors with a wealth of useful information, from salary and career data to financial aid and program rankings.

8  Teaching Ideas – Classroom Management Ideas

Time-Saving Tips for Teachers – Download a free PDF guide containing a huge collection of time-saving tips for teachers. This site contains a huge variety of downloadable resources for teachers. some very good, some…..

9  Tch – Teaching Channel – Classroom Management Tips For New Teachers

Classroom management tips for new and old teachers alike. Watch a video showcasing 7 classroom management techniques any teacher can use.

10 Smart Classroom Management – 5 Classroom Management Tips For Every Teacher

From July 2013 – This week we’re going to visit five classroom management tips all teachers can benefit from, new and veteran alike. At Smart Classroom Management they believe in two principles thought by many to be on contradictory ends of the classroom management spectrum. I’ll let you visit their site and read what those 2 principles are!

11 About Education  – 10 Tips for Classroom Discipline and Management

About Education – Classroom discipline and management causes the most fear and consternation in new teachers. However, this is a skill that is not only learned but practiced daily.

12 ProTeacher Community – Classroom management ideas for elementary teachers

Classroom management ideas for elementary school teachers in grades K-6 including tips for new teachers and classroom teaching ideas resources. Since 1999 the Pro Teacher Community has offered friendly help and support to teachers across the United States and around the world with thousands of active and changing discussions for early childhood, elementary, middle and high school teachers and staff.

13  Youtube – Top 10 Proven Classroom Management Tips for Teachers

A YouTube video from Bob Amplivox – Top 10 Proven Classroom Management Tips for Teachers

14 Classroom Management for Beginning Teachers

A downloadable article from Their mission is to help school personnel develop a supportive, safe and inviting learning environment where students can thrive and be successful. It provides evidence-based information and techniques to assist the school community in the prevention of school violence.

15 Teachers Helping Teachers – Classroom Management

This site is created BY classroom teachers FOR classroom teachers. The goal is to give practical ideas and resources to be immediately implemented by the everyday classroom teacher.

16 Special Education Guide – Classroom Management: 7 Tips from an Experienced Teacher

Find tips & advice on managing your classroom from an experienced teacher. Special Education is the “go-to online resource” for parents and educators who want to master the terminology, procedures and best practices in special education.

17 – Time Management Tips for Teachers

This advice will help you prioritize basic classroom tasks so that you can spend more time teaching and less time dealing with paperwork. View 5 resources at no cost, and then subscribe for full access.

18 The Educator’s Room – Classroom Management Ideas for New Teachers

As a new teacher, I wanted to inspire from Day One and when they began pushing back … The Educator’s Room has an annoying habit of disabling any right clicks thus focing you to read the article there and then. You can’t even use Pocket! Such an opportunity missed!

Angry-man-red19 Education Week Teacher – Teachers Share Advice on Classroom Management

Teachers Give Classroom Management Advice  …  @EdWeekTeacher Best advice. “Editorial Projects in Education has its origins in the Sputnik era, when anxiety over the United States’ ability to withstand a concerted challenge to its technological pre-eminence touched off a wave of initiatives to improve the nation’s schools and colleges. Although EPE today is recognized as the premier source of news, information, and analysis on American precollegiate education, it grew out of a bold experiment by 15 editors of leading university alumni magazines to speak with one voice to their readers as higher education sought to respond to the deep national concerns of that time.”

20 Bright Hub Education – Top 5 Classroom Management Strategies

Top Five Classroom Management Strategies – They Really Work – Written by: Kellie  Hayden, a veteran teacher with 17 years of experience.

21 Scholastic – “Been There, Done That” Tips & Ideas: Classroom Management

Seasoned pros think back on the thorniest classroom management challenges they encountered early on and how they handled them.

22 BehaviorAdvisor – Classroom behavior management for new teachers

Nationally, in the USA, over 1/5 of new teachers leave the profession in the first three years (the rate is  higher in low income urban areas)…  Tips And Things To Do Before The School Year Starts – this appears to be a long but interesting advert for an “essential” book!

23 CITE – 5 Classroom Management Tips

Center for Integrated Teacher Education – 5 Classroom Management Tips by John Russo. CITE – The Center for Integrated Teacher Education – provides Practical, Affordable and Convenient training for the working professional.

24 Adprima – Classroom Management Mistakes

Ideas for Avoiding Classroom Management Mistakes and How to Deal with Parents by Dr. Bob Kizlik – updated December 26, 2014 – A small site with a couple of interesting articles.

25 The Guardian – How to manage behaviour in the classroom

The Guardian – a UK newspaper – Paul Dix offers 10 tips for teachers in managing pupil behaviour.

26 The Washington Post – ‘Be picky’ and 24 other great tips for teachers on how to manage a classroom

For new and veteran teachers.  …  In this guide you’ll find the 25 best tips for classroom management contributed by the educators of Edutopia. (see sites 1 & 2 !!)

27 PE Central – Teaching Tips for Beginning PE Teachers

PE Central says “The following tips may be helpful to new physical education teachers who are trying to establish and create a positive and orderly learning environment in their classrooms. This certainly isn’t an all-inclusive list but we hope it is helpful.”

Death_to_stock_photography_weekend_work (7 of 10)28 Classroom Management Tips for Controlling Students with Mobile Devices

Here’s a different slant on classroom management! Classroom Management Tips for Students with Mobile Devices. Here are six straightforward tips for managing mobile devices in your classroom.

29 Faculty Focus Classroom Management Tips for Regaining Control of the Classroom

Losing control of the classroom can be one of the most frustrating and intimidating experiences for both new and experienced teachers. Faculty Focus publishes articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom.

30 AMLE – You Can Smile! Classroom Management Tips

We’ve all heard that teacher adage, “Don’t smile before Christmas.” The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) is the leading international organization advancing the education of all students ages 10 to 15.

31 TEFL – Helpful Student-Centered Classroom Management Tips is a Cambridge, England based site dedicated to ESL (English as a second language!) teachers and staff.

32 We Are Teachers – 5 Quick Tips for Secondary Classroom Management That Actually work!

“Classroom management was my biggest struggle in those beginning-teaching years. I went in suspecting I would have classroom management in the bag because I’d had pretty extensive experience working with kids from babysitting, being a camp counselor and other volunteer-type roles. But as it turns out, managing a classroom was way different and way more difficult than anything I’d done before.” Love, Teach teaches English at a Title I middle school and writes about it at In addition to teaching, she enjoys talking to the plant on her front porch that she has kept alive for a record-breaking seven weeks now.

33 ASCD Express 6.08 – Tips for New Teachers

Tips for New Teachers. Quiet Signals Key to Classroom Management by Mike Anderson. A short but useful article. Founded in 1943, ASCD (doing business as the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is “the global leader in developing and delivering innovative programs, products, and services.”

34 5 Classroom Management Tips That Will Work At Any School 

Improve classroom management with these 5 amazing tips.  …  It’s a phrase that strikes fear into most new teachers and many veterans. What a great name for a website – Brilliant or Insane is published by author/ education speaker-coach, Mark Barnes, and a team of writers. Brilliant or Insane covers most education topics, with edgy opinion about education technology, innovation, leadership, social media integration, progressive education practices, assessment and much more.

35 Incredible Art Department – Classroom Management and Discipline

“The Incredible Art Department site began in late 1994 as a showcase for my elementary art students in a school in Indianapolis, Indiana. IAD was the second educational website in Indiana and the first art education website in the world that we know of.”

36 Teaching Heart – Classroom Management For Teachers

Classroom Management Tips For Teachers from Teaching Heart is a place to get ideas. The Teaching Heart site believes that understanding and retention are not fostered through the excessive use of workbooks and dittos, but will flourish in an atmosphere where learning is fun.

37  Kim’s Korner for Teacher Talk – Ideas for Classroom Management

There are so many areas that can be placed under this topic, ranging from organization to classroom decor, to discipline. Kimberley Steele’s site has not been updated since 2008 but still contains plenty of ideas.

38  National Council on Teacher Quality – Training our future teachers: Classroom management 

A downloadable report from the NCTQ on Classroom Management. Founded in 2000, The National Council on Teacher Quality is led by the vision that every child deserves effective teachers.

39  Glendale Teachers Association – 6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use

Effective teachers are passionate about educating their students. They want to spend their time teaching, not dealing with classroom disruptions. The Glendale Teachers Association from California exist to protect and promote the well-being of its members.

40  HeadGuruTeacher – Behaviour Management: A Bill Rogers Top 10

Behaviour Management Strategies from Bill Rogers. The author of the blog is Tom Sherrington.  He says:- “I am a Headteacher and a teacher.  I am interested in exploring contemporary ideas in teaching and learning and school leadership and regularly contribute to conferences and CPD sessions locally and nationally. I am now the Headteacher of Highbury Grove School in Islington, having taken up the post in September 2014.  Highbury Grove is a very exciting school with an amazing track record of improvement over the last few years.  We are on a mission to try to make it one of the best schools of its kind.  Over the coming months and years, this blog will tell the story.”

41  ESL KidStuff – ESL Kids Classroom Management Tips

Classroom Management Tips for ESL Kids Teachers.

7K0A0014-242  Top Notch Teaching –  21 Classroom Management Tips And Tricks

Doesn’t every teacher dream of an efficient classroom where no problems occur and lessons run smoothly? Here are 21 tips to help with your classroom management. Top-Notch Teaching says it is about “providing teachers with practical, time saving tips and resources so that they feel inspired, empowered and willing to build a richer learning environment, thus making a better classroom.”

43  Reading Rockets – Classroom Management

This page on Reading Rockets takes a look at some ideas for managing a classroom effectively. Reading Rockets is a American multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

44  Wednesday Wisdom –  Classroom Management Tips

The PBIS Indiana Resource Center is a statewide network of Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports…. (whatever that means!!) Is this educational jargon or just americanese that us Brits just don’t understand??

45  Ed Tech review – Great Classroom Management Tips & Tools for Teachers

Classroom management using technology – EdTechReview spreads awareness on education technology and its role in 21st century education through best research and practices of using technology in education, and by facilitating events, training. professional development, and consultation in its adoption and implementation.

46  Concordia University – Portland, Oregon, USA – Classroom Management Strategies for High School Teachers

High school teachers must know how to provide their students with direction because those students don’t always focus on their education. Tips for improving your classroom management skills start with fine-tuning your personal management skills and establishing your expectations. -.  Concordia University, Nebraska, and Concordia College-New York.

47  An ELT Notebook – 5 Classroom Management Tips To Silence A Noisy Class

5 Classroom Management Tips To Silence A Noisy Class. Every teacher has ‘the class from hell’ that just won’t settle down. Here are 5 tips to help you get silence from the worst kids in school…

48  Teaching Community- Top 10 Secrets of Successful Classroom Management …

New teachers, like Jennifer Longley, often buy into the myth that the ability to manage a classroom is an inherent trait. Eyster maintains that teachers can acquire practical techniques for addressing challenges.

49  Teach 4 the heart – Classroom Management Tips for First-Year Teachers

Classroom Management Concepts I Wish I Had Understood as a first year teacher. According to Linda Kardamis Teach 4 the Heart exists to encourage and equip fellow teachers and parents so they can effectively impact the next generation. It’s a place to share ideas and inspire each other when the going gets tough. Topics range from classroom management and academics to how to disciple our children and students and teach them to think Biblically.

50  School Improvement Network – The Keys to Classroom Management

Robert Marzano discusses The Keys to Classroom Management. The School Improvement Network is a professional learning provider for educators. It says it is “driven by a single-minded cause: to help 100% of teachers become more effective, so that 100% of students are college and career ready.” Need I say more!

So that’s our first blogpost of the new series. Look out for another post in the next week or so.

If you found this useful or interesting, please let us know in the comments.

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