Tennis Serving Technique to Cope with Student's Negative Comments
Keywords:classroom management, students' negative comments, tennis serving technique
Classroom management has become a key topic in curriculum and instruction. Part of this management is students' comment, especially negative ones. Hence the classroom teacher has to be well-prepared in dealing with these negative comments. Otherwise, he/she will be at loss regarding these comments. One technique of coping with students' negative comments is called "Tennis Serving" in which the teacher has to be ready for returning students' serves (comments), or he/she will lose control of the classroom. Some classroom situations are offered as an application of this technique. It is concluded that students' comments should not belittled, rather they should be dealt with care using this technique.
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