Tune Up Your Classroom Management: Hard Lessons Learned, Research and Neuroscience

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The ability to run an ordered classroom is commonly ranked as one of the most important teacher dispositions, whether at the elementary, middle, or secondary grade level. We now know what tactics help students regulate emotions, engage them, and promote a pro-academic class culture. This webinar will introduce you to techniques gained from Dr. Finley’s experience teaching at an urban K-12 school, and will introduce abundant neuroscience and social science research related to classroom management. By adding new tools to your classroom management approach, this session will boost your effectiveness and confidence.

Todd Finley

Todd Finley, PhD, is a tenured professor of English Education at East Carolina University and a staff writer and assistant editor for Edutopia. He has taught elementary and 7-12th grade English, co-developed the Tar River Writing Project, and was selected as one of the Top 12 Global Teacher Bloggers of 2014 and again in 2016 by Cathy Rubin for the Huffington Post. Dr. Finley’s books include Dinkytown Braves and Rethinking Classroom Design—the latter co-written with Blake Wiggs. His education blog and free weekly education newsletter are available at www.todd-finley.com. Twitter: @finleyt