The importance of establishing classroom rules during the first day and the first week can’t be emphasized enough. If we treat classroom rules and standard procedures lightly and don’t understand their importance at the beginning of the year …
Misbehavior is frequently a call for attention – ours or the other students’ If we focus on good behavior, the misbehavior often ceases.
Positive relationships may just happen, but they can also be developed Positive recognition and reinforcement develop positive behavior and build the relationship
Good classroom management is a key
factor in teachers’ professional life. It
helps to maintain congenial and
positive learning environment in the
class. It also helps to set standard
procedures and rules to carry out in
day-to-day teaching effectively and
smoothly. This subsequently helps
the students to learn skills which they
need in the adult world.
Classroom management makes you
swim or sink!
Good teaching is like gardening. The most
important part of the activity is preparation
of the soil so that plants can grow.
If you don’t get the very first row right, later in
the pattern, you have to go back, rip out all
the yarn, and start over again…
What is Classroom Management?
“The actions taken by the teachers to create
and maintain a learning environment
conducive for successful instruction.”
Evertson & Weinstein
What is your classroom management
The authoritarian teacher places firm limits and
controls on the students. Students will often
have assigned seats for the entire term. The
desks are usually in straight rows and there are
no deviations. Students must be in their seats at
the beginning of class and they frequently
remain there throughout the period. This teacher
rarely gives hall passes or recognizes excused
• The authoritative teacher places limits and controls
on the students but simultaneously encourages
independence. This teacher often explains the
reasons behind the rules and decisions. If a
student is disruptive, the teacher offers a polite,
but firm, reprimand. This teacher sometimes
metes out discipline, but only after careful
consideration of the circumstances.
• The authoritative teacher is also open to
considerable verbal interaction, including critical
debates. The students know that they can interrupt
the teacher if they have a relevant question or
comment. This environment offers the students the
opportunity to learn and practice communication
The laissez-faire teacher places few
demand or controls on the students.
"Do your own thing" describes this
classroom. This teacher accepts the
student's impulses and actions and is
less likely to monitor the behavior.
• The indifferent teacher is not very
involved in the classroom. This teacher
places few demands, if any, on the
students and appears generally
uninterested. The indifferent teacher just
doesn't want to impose on the students. As
such, he/she often feels that class
preparation is not worth the effort. Things
like field trips and special projects are out
of the question. This teacher simply won't
take the necessary preparation time.
Sometimes, he/she will use the same
materials, year after year.
Kids ! You Just Can’t beat
“Survival of the fittest!”
When there is no organization,
strong start dominating the weak.
Your Classroom Management
starts before the first day of the
Make a list of things to do before school
Find out about
Good classroom management has
three basic and necessary
Rules and Procedure
Facilitate best learning environment
Classroom rules should be set
cooperatively. Establish a few general rules
of classroom conduct.
Rules need to be established as a result of
a meaningful classroom discussion.
Minimum rules with maximum consistency
is the BEST guideline.
Procedures are usually unwritten, but have
been practiced enough so students know
them. It helps students to know what to do
Procedures need to be clearly stated,
modeled, and practiced until ALL the
students know them and become
Do not abide by
Abide by the
• The most effective deterrent of
inappropriate behavior is good instruction!
• After that comes physical presence.
• A friendly reminder.
• A firm reminder – in private
• “Go to the office!!!!” should not be the first
response unless the offense is totally
reprehensible, dangerous, thoroughly
disruptive and against a hard and fast
Pick a case from the basket
Read it and identify the reason of
Discuss and suggest measures to
improve the situation
Action/Strategies for good classroom
Use assertive body language
Use appropriate tone of voice
Persisting until the appropriate behavior occurs
Establishing clear learning goals
Providing flexible learning goals
Talking informally with students before, during
and after class about their interests
• Greeting students outside of school
• Be innovative while setting your class
• Allow and encourage ALL students to be
part of classroom discussions
• Provide appropriate “wait time.”
• Emphasize right parts of wrong answers
• Encourage collaboration
• Restate or rephrase the question
• Give hints or clues
• Provide the answer and ask for elaboration
• Use humor
• Develop a set of written expectations you
can live with and enforce.
Be consistent. Be consistent. Be
Be patient with yourself and with your
Make parents your allies. Call early and
often. Use the word "concerned."
When communicating a concern, be
specific and descriptive.
Don't talk too much. Use the first 15
minutes of class for lectures or
presentations, then get the kids working.
Break the class period into two or three
different activities. Be sure each activity
segues smoothly into the next.
Make eye contact by scanning the entire
class while you speak.
What to do ………….??
Teacher, I’m Finished. Now What Do I Do?
Control the noise element
Class Volume Control
Clapping in Pattern
Make all the students attentive all the time