Classroom management is not easy. How do you “manage” 32 or more different and restless teenagers in the same room every day, with each one displaying various levels of strengths and/or weaknesses in different subjects? Each teacher has no more than 45 minutes at a time to “manage” all of them, and bring out the best in each of them!
- By Gustavo Ramirez, Guidance Counselor - No two people are alike – not even identical twins. Each human being is unique and different, in one way or another, from every other human being. So then, if we are each different, our schools today should be set up to cater to the wide differences in students within each classroom.
by Gustavo Ramirez, Guidance Counselor
by Gustavo Ramirez, Guidance Counselor Anton Chekhov, world famous Russian playwright and short story writer of the 19th century, once commented that there are only two classes of literary works: those he liked, and those he didn’t like. Similarly, we might also say that most schools have two types of teachers: those who students like, and those who students don’t like. Or, there are students who teachers like, and students who teachers don’t like.
by Gustavo Ramirez, Guidance Counselor - First of all, let me thank all those San Pedro community members who responded (positively or negatively) online to the announcement of San Pedro High School’s new “In School Suspension” program.