A study reviewing student learning looked at
11,000 pieces of research that spanned over 50
years. It determined and ranked 28 factors that
influence student learning. The most important
● Everything a teacher does to organize students, space, time,
and materials so that students can learn properly.
● If Pilots have flight plans, Coaches have game plans,
Executives have business plans, then Effective teachers must
have aClassroom ManagementAction Plan.
Characteristics IneffectiveTeacher EffectiveTeacher
1. High Level
of Teacher isworking. Studentsare working.
Expectations everythingin Chapter 3.”
2. Clear Student’s Teacher says “Know Teacher tells students
objective of lessons and
3. Little Waste of Teacher punishes according Teacher
Time and Removal to mood. Students always ask plan
of Confusion. what the assignment is. assignments.
4.Work-Oriented Teacher tells but does not Teacher practices
practice procedures.. procedures until they
Seven thingsstudentswant to
know on the first day.
● Am I in the right room?
● Where am Isupposed to sit?
● Who is the teacher as aperson?
● Will the teacher treat me as ahuman being?
● What are the rules in thisclassroom?
● What will Ibe doingthis Semester?
● How will I be graded?
Don’t Forget theSm
● Stand at the classroom door on the first day with a
big smile and a warm welcome. Ensure the students
are in the right place.
● Direct the students where to sit.
● Have their first assignment (non-graded) ready and
have them get started on it immediately.
● Show that you are efficient and competent as a
classroom manager and teacher. (First Impression)
Discipline: Discipline concerns how students
behave. Discipline has penalties and rewards.
Procedures: Procedures concern how things are
done. Procedures have no penalties or rewards.
Routines: What the students do automatically.
● Use polite language
● Maintain eye contact
● Keep phones in your pockets
● Let one another speak uninterrupted
● Raise concerns about one another’sstatements
in arespectful manner
● Slack tim
e with students: Schedule one-
eetingswith students to get to
know them better.
● Welcome students into the classroom:
Activities such as positive greetings at the
door and icebreaker questionshelp create a
warm classroom culture.
● Take note of positive and negative
● Regularly check in with
students. Ask how they’re doing and what
support they mayneed.
problems.Teachers can work with students to
find asolution that everyone feels is fair.
● Encourage Questioning: Ask the
students questions and invite them to
ask follow-up questions that steer the
discussion in the direction of critical thinking