CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT “The classroom is the second home of both teachers and students.”Classroom ManagementIt is the integral part of theteaching process.
Following are some supportive measuresthat can create a well-managed classroom:A. ORGANIZATIONAL PLAN - Organizational plan affects the degree of formality and informality of the teacher’s varied approaches in facilitating the learning process. KINDS: 1. Structured Classroom – The learning activities in a structured classroom are well-planed ahead of time and the procedures follow accepted rules and regulation established by the school. 2. Flexible Classroom – There is allowance for free movement, time allotment and even in decisions regarding modes of undertaking the learning activities.
TYPES of grouping: a. Individualized Approach – All instructional approaches are intended for each individual student considering ability, interest and needs. b. Group Set-up Group may be organized for a number of purposes: – Ability grouping put together students of the same achievements level. – Ability to tackle concepts in a particular subject. – Ability to group according to interest, hobbies and recreational skills.Some schools could opt to use a combinationof both types of organization depending onconditions that warrant a switch from one tothe other and vice versa.
B. SCHEDULING Good time management is the key to a smooth flow of planned activities. Proper timing could sustain motivation and interest, resulting in students’ active involvement in all class undertakings.C. RECORD KEEPING One of the teacher’s responsibilities is to keep school records. Among the school activities to be recorded are: 1.Daily attendance An attendance register showing the presence or absence through a fast roll call must be kept. An attendance is likewise consulted in cases of declining performance in classroom tasks. 2.Student’s Progress Recording student’s progress is one of the most important responsibilities that teachers must perform with utmost proficiency.