Press Release: Training our future teachers: Classroom management

New Report: Teacher Preparation Programs Fail to Provide Teachers with Effective, Research-Based Classroom Management Strategies


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America's teacher preparation programs are not providing future teachers with the knowledge and practice in effective classroom management strategies necessary to deal with disruptive student behavior, according to a new report released today by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). Effective research-based strategies exist to help novice teachers manage their classroom from the start, yet the analysis of 122 programs finds that most do not draw from the research and that classroom management in general rarely gets the focus it deserves.

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