Foundations of Effective Classroom Management
Horticulture Professor Balasubramanian Rathinasabapathi (Saba). Teaching, students, lecture, classrooom. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.
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classroom management
agricultural education

How to Cite

Thornton, Kelsey, Tre Easterly, and Ed Osborne. 2021. “Foundations of Effective Classroom Management”. EDIS 2021 (1).


Classroom management can be challenging for teachers. While managing a classroom requires flexible approach, there are some basic strategies than can be used to make the classroom safe and engaging. This new 3-page article provides recommendations to teachers to manage student behavior in the agriculture classroom. Written by Kelsey M. Thornton, R. G. (Tre) Easterly III, and Ed Osborne, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication.
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