Resources for Managing Classroom Conflict

The following curated resources include tips for handling conflict in the classroom and managing difficult conversations as well as examples of freedom of expression in the classroom.

Disruptive behavior is sometimes an indication of underlying neurological traits, such as ADHD or being on the Autism spectrum, so we offer some resources below on support for neurodiverse students.

In general, students on the Autism spectrum have difficulty with executive function skills and transitioning. They can be overwhelmed when presented with too many choices. They need time to transition between tasks; previewing what to expect can help.

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Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning staff are available for consultations on strategies for teaching and can be reached at 815-753-0595 or

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