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Classroom Management Part 6:
Working Effectively with an ALT
Marla Yoshida
Classroom Management
UCI Extension • International Programs
Working well with an ALT
1. What kinds of experiences have you had working with
an ALT, good or bad?
2. How do you feel about working with an ALT?
3. What are the strengths of (untrained) NESTs (ALTs)?
4. What are the strengths of (trained) Non-NESTs (JTEs)?
5. In an ideal world, what do you think the roles of the
JTE and ALT should be?
6. In the real world, what restrictions or limits are placed
on the roles of each person?
7. What advice would you give other JTEs about working
well with an ALT?
8. What advice would you give an ALT about working
well with a JTE?
Tools for Teaching
by Fred Jones
Part Seven: Learning to Mean Business 2
Chapter 17: Following Through
Chapter 18: Eliminating Backtalk
Chapter 19: Dealing with the Unexpected
Reading students’ body language
Feet facing each other. They’ll probably goof off.
Chapter 17
Reading students’ body language
Feet facing forward. They’ll probably keep working.
Chapter 17
If the student doesn’t get back to work…
• Move in slowly
• Don’t go public if you can help it.
• If you’re normally moving around the
classroom, it’s easy to have a quick word
with a student without attracting attention.
Chapter 17
Eliminating backtalk
If a student talks back or says rude things and
you respond, the situation escalates. Pretty soon
it’s a shouting match. So just don’t respond.
Chapter 17
Stay calm.
Chapter 17
Dealing with the unexpected
• Some students who have behavioral or
emotional problems may not react as we
expect. We may have to adjust our
approach for them.
Chapter 19

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