Spillman, Carolyn V.
September 1980
Education;Fall80, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p41
Academic Journal
Many educators are finding that the most difficult task in teaching is that of structuring and maintaining an environment which is conducive to learning. This article examines somo basic principles underlying success or failure in classroom management. These principles include an awareness of the need for systematic management, balance in the curriculum, and consistency in teacher behavior.


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