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i have taught high school for 22 years and have never had a class management challenge that I could not deal with. I have a 6 & 7 grade class and I cannot manage them. I may have one or two good lessons a week and the rest of the time I spend redirecting behavior and nothing gets done. I do not know what to do except call parents, which has helped but as soon as one fire is put out another one happens. I love teaching and get excited about the lessons I prepare but they do not work. I am constantly looking for things -t