Latecomers: Tips for Handling the Disruption of Students Who Come Into Class Late
You’re already five minutes into the lesson and a late student walks in. How do you handle the disruption? Do you stop the class? Do you ignore it? Included: Classroom management expert Howard Seeman offers eight tips for handling latecomers.
Latecomers disrupt the learning of the rest of the class, give negative attention to the latecomer, disrupt the teacher's train of thought, often become disruptive talkers after they sit down, and then ask questions about what you just explained
How can you curtail those problems? Following are eight suggestions for handling latecomers from Professor Howard Seeman. Some of these ideas might work for you.
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