Classroom Management: Teambuilding Tips

Creating a caring, nurturing classroom begins at the top: With you, the teacher. It’s imperative to use classroom management to foster a warm atmosphere. One way to do this is through teambuilding amongst your students.

Today on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned educator on the East Coast, takes a look at some ways that teachers can use teambuilding techniques to bring about a warm and caring classroom atmosphere.

Janelle’s ideas (and descriptions of those ideas) include:

  • Team Talk
  • Beat the Clock
  • Team Challenge
  • And More!

Janelle sums up her article thusly: “Taking the time to have students complete these teambuilding activities will go a long way in creating a caring classroom environment. While it’s best to start these exercises the first week of school, it is also a good idea to continue to have students partake in these activities throughout the school year.”

Do you have your students partake in teambuilding activities? Which activities are your favorite? Please share your thoughts.