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Graduate TA Handbook and Resources

A Handbook for Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows in Arts & Sciences

Classroom Management

College classrooms aren’t free of disruptions and distractions. Thinking ahead about how to confront an overly-talkative student or a compulsive cell phone user can give you the confidence you need to maintain a welcoming and orderly classroom. Take a look at the resources below and make a plan to deal with problems before they arise:

Try searching for resources geared toward classroom management in primary and secondary education, like “Reclaim Your Game Before Teaching Gets Tougher." Sometimes the strategies teachers use to work with children of all ages can foster much-needed cohesion and community in a college classroom.