Classroom Management Essentials is a self-guided, interactive, professional development app, which helps teachers learn how to effectively manage a classroom.

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The app begins with an introductory video called Why Teachers Struggle. This video explains common misconceptions about classroom management and introduces a new practical model for thinking about classroom management. Watch this video for free before purchasing the app!

Next, purchase the app and seamlessly navigate through the different sections, which each focus on an essential aspect of classroom management (physical environment, rules and routines, relationships, engaging instruction and discipline). Each section is organized into three steps including Learn from the Expert, Interactive Features and Teacher Talk.


Step 1: Learn from an Expert

Sit back and get comfortable as you listen to concise, but information packed voice over slide presentations about the five different aspects of classroom management presented by Dr. Tracey Garrett, an expert in classroom management.

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Step 2: Interactive Features

Relax, interact and learn at your own pace. The Interactive Features steps offer tons of easy to implement, practical strategies for your own classroom. Strategies are presented in variety of list formats to allow you to navigate independently at your own pace and for easy reference in the future when building your own classroom management plan!

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Step 3: Teacher Talk

Watch video interviews of four teachers as they share their thoughts on classroom management. Hear about the many different strategies that Brian (high school), Emily (middle school), Carmen (elementary school) and Janet (elementary school) utilize in their classrooms.

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Available in 2 Editions

Classroom Management Essentials is not just an amazing app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It is also a top-notch online course offered by Udemy, the leader in eLearning. That's right, the same great content has been adapted to 2 engaging, interactive and educational platforms. Choose the edition that best matches your device and learning style.

iPad, iPhone and iPod touch App

Designed specifically for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, this native, universal application has an attractive, intuitive touch interface and functions with the simplicity and elegance you have come to expect from high quality apps.

Supported devices

  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iPod touch
* see The App Store for complete details

Udemy Course

With HD video, professional audio and high quality presentations this online course is accessible directly via your web browser thanks to the power and ease of use provided by the Udemy platform. Registration is free!

Supported devices

  • Android tablets and smart phones
  • Kindle Fire
  • Windows PC
  • Mac OS
* see Udemy for complete details

Client Testimonials

" Wow, this app is everything you need to know about classroom management and nothing you don't need to know! "

- Dr. Sharon McKool, Education Professor

" I love how the framework for thinking about classroom management is presented. It challenged me to think about behavior differently in my classroom. "

- Kelly Kahney, 2nd grade teacher

" I like the model of classroom management. Each year I have to attend to all of the tasks, but some years one is more important than another. "

- John Randolph, high school teacher

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Meet the Presenter

Dr. Tracey Garrett earned her Ed.D. in elementary and early childhood education with a specialization in classroom management Dr. Tracey Garrett from The Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. She is a professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Rider University in New Jersey and was awarded the University Distinguished Teaching Award in 2012. She is also a former elementary teacher with experience teaching at the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade level. Her work has been published in a variety of professional journals such as the Journal of Classroom Interaction, the NJEA Review and The New Teacher Advocate. She has also presented at both regional and national conferences such as the American Educational Research Association and the National Council for Teachers of English. In addition, she has presented hundreds of professional development workshops on a variety of topics. Tracey’s unique combination of classroom management knowledge and practical experience allows her to successfully facilitate teacher growth.