Classroom management is defined as: A process that need a teacher to manage a classroom in order for an effective teaching and learning activities to take place.
Principles of Classroom Management • Building a good relationship between teacher & students1 • Setting rules, routines & procedures2 • Managing self3 • Maintaining appropriate student behaviour4 • Techniques of motivating5
1. Building a Good Relationship Between Teacher & Students Address every students with name Show care & concern Use humour Involve class in some decision making Work hand-in-hand with students
2. Setting Rules,Routines & Procedures Rules – general expectations that are usually written on the paper.
Setting Rules,Routines & Procedures Routine General Procedure expectations that General are unwritten or expectations for a actions that happen specific activity. repetitively within school day. Eg: State the clear Eg: Students stand instruction before up to greet the start any group teacher. activity
Q’s : Setting Rules,Routines & Procedures Who are the persons that responsible in setting the rules, routine & procedures of the classroom? • Teacher & students When & how should we implement the rules, routines & procedures? • At the beginning of the school year, consistently & firmly. What is the purpose of setting the rules, routines & procedures? • For the smooth running of classroom teaching & learning.
3. Managing Self Being fair Being firm/strict Being friendly Being optimistic & determined Maintain a professional image
4. Maintaining appropriate student behavior 1. Actively in monitoring student behaviour • Develop “active eyes”. • Walking among students. 2. Preventing is better than controlling • Enforce classroom rules promptly and consistently, from the very first day of school. • Make clear to students the consequences of misbehaviour. 3. Reduce classroom disruption • Creating a conducive learning environment by removing distracting material.
Activity What is the purpose of this activity? To show you the real classroom situation and know what we should do and what we should not do as a teacher. SITUATION : Today, in the Science classroom, Madam Zainab is teaching about pollution. After she done with the causes of air pollution, she wants to hear some suggestion from her students about “How to control air pollution”. Therefore, she asked one of her students, Atieqah to give a suggestion.
SITUATION 2: Today, in the Science classroom, Madam Zaitun is teaching about pollution. After she done with the causes of air pollution, she wants to hear some suggestion from her students about “How to control air pollution”. Therefore, she asked one of her students, Elena to give a suggestion.
5. Techniques Of MotivatingDemonstrate good, active listening whenstudents are speaking. Using positive comments about students abilities. Be aware of and note improvement, not just perfection. Provides extensive, frequent and specific feedback. Provide reinforcement (verbal, non-verbal, consumable)