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Classroom Management New Teachers

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Classroom Management New Teachers

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  2. 2. Classroom Management<br /> <br />"Will what I am about to do or say bring me closer to the person with whom I am communicating—or will it push me further away?"<br />Five Questions that will improve your teaching, by Larry Ferlazzo<br />
  3. 3. Ten Tips…<br />Build Community<br />Design a Safe, Friendly,& Well-Managed Classroom Environment<br />Include Students in Creating Rules, Norms, Routines & Consequences<br />
  4. 4. Student Participation in Rule Setting…<br />Have students brainstorm characteristics of both a “good” student and a “good” teacher.<br />Collect their responses.<br />Share the most common responses with students (weed out the ones you can’t live with)<br /> These characteristics can help to develop rules and guidelines for how the class will run. <br />
  5. 5. Ten Tips…<br />Create a Variety of Communication Channels<br />Always Be Calm, Fair & Consistent<br />
  6. 6. consistency<br />“ We are the authors of what happens in the classroom. Students follow our lead and behave in ways that we unconsciously allow.”<br /> From, Conscious Classroom Management, Rick Smith<br />Be consistent with procedures. When students call out, we need to honour the procedure rather that the content.<br />Get all students actively on task before handling individual conversations with any of them. <br />
  7. 7. consistency<br />Stay focused on your topic even as students try to change it.<br />Teaching and re-teaching procedures.<br />Enforcing and following through with consequences.<br />Starting and ending class on time.<br />Welcoming and encouraging students.<br />
  8. 8. Relaxing into consistency<br />Being consistent doesn’t mean being a robot or machine. It arises out of our caring for our students and caring for their learning. As we combine an open resilient quality with a commitment to teach students content, behaviour, and procedures, we naturally become more consistent without losing our humanity or spontaneity.<br /> Conscious classroom management, Rick Smith<br />
  9. 9. Know the Students You Teach<br />Take a few minutes to complete the needs inventory sheet.<br />
  10. 10. Know the Students You Teach<br />
  11. 11. Love & Belonging….<br />
  12. 12. Power…<br />
  13. 13. Freedom…<br />
  14. 14. Fun…<br />
  15. 15. Address Conflict Quickly & Wisely…<br />
  16. 16. What are some reactions of people when feeling conflicted?<br />Group brainstorm<br />
  17. 17. Address Conflict Quickly & Wisely<br />Tootsie Pop Brain<br />Collapse Conflict<br />30 Second Interventions<br />
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  19. 19. Collapsing conflict using 30 second interventions<br />What is your job right now?<br />What do you need to get started?<br />What can I do to help you so that you can…<br />It looks like you have a problem. What can I do to help you with this?<br />Is what you are doing now helping or hurting the lesson and learning for others?<br />Is this the kind of person/student you want to be?<br />What is our rule? Can you do that?<br />
  20. 20. Proximity<br />Proximity is the best method of ensuring that students are engaged and maximizing learning time.<br />Helps to keep them focused. <br />You can go near inattentive students when we are talking.<br />Remember to move away from them when they are contributing so that the whole group can hear.<br />You can pause in your proximity procedure long enough so that disruptive students don’t just pause---they stop.<br />
  21. 21. Integrate Positive Classroom Rituals<br />Keep It Real<br />Partner with Parents and Guardians<br />
  22. 22. Please ask for help….<br />Synonyms for help…<br /><ul><li>Advice
  23. 23. Collegiality
  24. 24. Collaboration
  25. 25. Educational Consulting
  26. 26. Professional Development</li></li></ul><li>Final thoughts…..<br /> What do we believe to be the characteristics of a good teacher?<br />Image from Learn This, http://learnthis.ca/2009/05/6-steps-to-setup-an-effective-brainstorming-session/<br />
  27. 27. How about….<br /><ul><li>Sometimes makes mistakes
  28. 28. Sometimes has bad days
  29. 29. Sometimes feels helpless
  30. 30. Sometimes feels overwhelmed
  31. 31. Sometimes feels stresses
  32. 32. Sometimes feels unappreciated</li></li></ul><li>Lessons from geese<br />
  33. 33. From Dianne and Julie<br />
  34. 34. Sources<br />Conscious Classroom Management, Rick Smith<br />The First Days of School, Harry Wong<br />Google Images, Google<br />Larry Ferlazzo<br />Restitution, Diane Gossen<br />

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