This One Powerful Word Changes Behavior and Learning

Sometimes student teaching feels more like waging war against an army of overactive hellions. But if you look at the research, one deceptively simple strategy can turn your entire classroom around.

Edudemic recently published an article on the million-dollar word of successful classrooms: expectations. “According to ASCD, setting clearly defined parameters for classroom behaviors accounts for 25% of the factors that affect classroom discipline.” And that’s not all.

The article goes on to outline three tried-and-true strategies to define expectations that will work every time. To learn the secret, read the full article at

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