Top 5 Discipline Mistakes New Teachers Make (And how to fix them!)

Welcome to Top 5! In this series we look at some of the challenges new teachers face and how to address them. Whether it is avoiding mistakes, improving planning and preparation, or advocating for your program, this information will help new Theatre teachers successfully navigate the first few years in their classroom.

Top 5 Discipline Mistakes New Teachers Make (And how to fix them!)

Classroom discipline is a challenge for many new Theatre teachers – and classroom management is even more challenging when teachers use classroom control strategies that don’t work! This top 5 list will help teachers identify and correct common discipline mistakes made by new teachers.

MISTAKE #1: Impotent Repetition

MISTAKE #2: Absolute Zero

MISTAKE #3: Shushing

MISTAKE #4: Turning a Blind Eye

MISTAKE #5: Inconsistency

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