Too cheerful class

I love this. If we have a problem with too cheerful students, I think we are doing something pretty amazing:

A: We have learned how to deal with the silence class in the training and being told that sometimes let the class be silent for several seconds is actually a good thing.I would like to learn more strategies on how to deal with a too cheerful class. Sometimes students are not listenning to me, well, they are discussing and studying among small groups, it is a good thing, but sometimes I just want to tell them something really important however I cannot stop them talking. I try to raise my voice but they raise their voices as well. This happens especially in the first several sessions.

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About Georgina Barratt-See

Georgina manages the UTS U:PASS (UTS Peer Assisted Study Success) program, which assists students in 50 first and second year subjects with study sessions run by trained student facilitators. Georgina has 14 years experience in the Higher Education sector with interests in student leadership, mentoring, first year experience, teaching and learning.

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