ELEVEN PRINCIPLES OF
COPING IN LARGE
MULTILEVEL CLASSES
From: TEACHING LARGE MULTILEVEL CLASSES, Hess, N
(2001) Cambridge ...
PRINCIPLE 1:
SCARLETT O’HARA
By professor M.E.d Yohana Aguirre Alvarez
www.yohanaaguirre.blogspot.com
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Introduction
• According to Natalie Ness in her book
Teaching Large Multilevel Classes there
are eleven principles of copy...
• Scarlett O’Hara is a
famous and strong female
character from Margaret
Mitchell’s novel Gone With
The Wind and the movie
...
• It sounds like the person is escaping and
does not want to confront his/her problems
but adapting the attitude to teache...
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Situations like these can turn our day really bad:
• Uncooperative class
• Noise
• Lack or materials, equipment and an i...
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  1. 1. ELEVEN PRINCIPLES OF COPING IN LARGE MULTILEVEL CLASSES From: TEACHING LARGE MULTILEVEL CLASSES, Hess, N (2001) Cambridge University Press
  2. 2. PRINCIPLE 1: SCARLETT O’HARA By professor M.E.d Yohana Aguirre Alvarez www.yohanaaguirre.blogspot.com 2
  3. 3. Introduction • According to Natalie Ness in her book Teaching Large Multilevel Classes there are eleven principles of copying in large multilevel classes and the first of them is the Scarlet O’Hara principle which can help teachers to survive a large class issues by pointing out “I will think about it tomorrow”. 3
  4. 4. • Scarlett O’Hara is a famous and strong female character from Margaret Mitchell’s novel Gone With The Wind and the movie with the same name. When things went really wrong she figured everything out by “think about it tomorrow”. 4
  5. 5. • It sounds like the person is escaping and does not want to confront his/her problems but adapting the attitude to teachers who have to deal with large classes, it can really mean: • Think before acting. • When things go wrong try to keep yourself clever and cool and avoid bad reactions. 5
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  7. 7. 7 Situations like these can turn our day really bad: • Uncooperative class • Noise • Lack or materials, equipment and an inadequate place to work • Classroom commotion • Judgmental colleagues or thoughtless administrators If we had a bad day try to leave it behind! And implement a good attitude towards the next class.
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