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Welcome to the Class Size Chatboard. This chatboard is for teachers to discuss issues related to teaching and class size - teaching methods and strategies for large classes, advocacy, budgetary and political issues related to class size increases and class size reduction.

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Gen Fulton I think that class size will always be a challenge in any platform - online or traditional. I think the key is being able to engage students, whether it be through technological devices such as clickers, supplementing the regular classroom experience with programs such as Blackboard to share documents and other online links, or simply refreshing th...See More
Jun 16, 2011
Kathi D/CA On 6/16/11, lovink wrote: > I can sympathize with the art teacher! I agree. We had 20, then 24, next year 31. We went full day kindergarten this year, no aide, and tired kids by the time we'd get to the afternoon free choice, art/music/p.e. special teachers. Then another recess. Difficult to keep them all happy, self-controlled, etc. Some of the...See More
Jun 16, 2011
VET Thanks, Bob!

On 6/15/11, Bob Reap (Teachers.Net) wrote: > Welcome to the Class Size Chatboard. This chatboard is for > teachers to discuss issues related to teaching and class > size - teaching methods and strategies for large classes, > advocacy, budgetary and political issues related to class > size increases and class siz...See More
Jun 16, 2011
Katty In my many years of teaching, I always taught in an elementary school where the administration tried to balance the number of students in a classroom. If there were 100 students, five first grade teachers had 20 students. When new students were enrolled, they were given first to one teacher, then another. If I had more students leave, it didn't mat...See More
Jun 17, 2011
sci-saxet We are in a middle school so it depends what the students elect to take such as band or choir or athletics. So if you have more in band one year, certain periods will fill up faster with new students enrolling.

On 6/17/11, Katty wrote: > In my many years of teaching, I always taught in an elementary > school where the administration ...See More
Jun 18, 2011


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