The Best Laid Plans: Classroom Management for the Would-Be Teacher or Coach

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Sport Psychology

Anyone who devotes time and energy to teaching probably rolls his or her eyes when he or she hears that delightful saw, “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” The person who invented that saying probably never taught a day in his or her life. Teaching well is exceedingly difficult, as any teacher will tell you. It’s also inspiring, rewarding, and exhausting.


coaching, personal training, teaching, classroom management, learning theory


One of the things that makes teaching such a challenge is the number of considerations a teacher must account for that extend beyond the direct exchange of information and the direct interactions among teachers and students. In other words, while good teachers know their subject matter well and have a good sense of how to deliver instruction effectively, there are issues of classroom management that affect the capacity of teachers to be effective.


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