Classroom Management and OrganizationPresentation Transcript
Classroom Management and Organization Jennelyn Castro
What is Effective Classroom Management?
Effective classroom management consists of teacher behaviors that produce high levels of student involvement in classroom activities, minimal amounts of student behavior that interfere with the teacher’s or other students’ work, and efficient use of instructional time.
Teachers that are effective classroom managers have:
Planned rules and procedures carefully
Systematically taught these to students
Organized instruction to maximize student task engagement and success
Communicated directions and expectations to students.
An effective teacher understands child growth and development.
Children develop through predictable stages.
Growth is deeply influenced by culture, personality, and environment.
Social and physical development and intelligence do not proceed for all children at the same rate.
An effective teacher understands issues that affect adolescent growth and behavior.
Children need to feel valued.
Learners need to have fun and freedom.
Learning needs to be practical and applicable.
Mistakes arise from inexperience.
Peer pressure is intense for teens.
Emotional energy in teens runs high.
An effective teacher recognizes cognitive and cultural diversity.
Students learn through different modalities, styles, and a variety of multiple intelligences.
Learning is affected by students’ cultural perceptions and background experiences
Establishing a Positive Climate
Promote and Maintain High Expectations
Announce and post statements that communicate high expectations.
Reinforce high expectations through consistency.
Dress for success and respect.
Know Your Students
Activate prior knowledge in activities,
Ensure learning opportunities promote diversity and offer multicultural perspectives on issues and experiences.
Engage All Students in the Learning
Develop a system to ensure all students are called on and have an opportunity to participate.