3 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENTIt aims at encouraging and establishing student selfcontrol through a process of promoting positivestudent achievement and behavior. Thus academicachievement, teacher efficacy, and teacher andstudent behavior are directly linked with the conceptof school and classroom management.
4 Classroom management focuses on three major components conduct management: attempts to address and resolve discipline problems in the classroom.covenant management: classroom group as a social system that has its own features that teachers have to take into account when managing interpersonal relationships in the classroom.content management: space, materials, equipment, the movement of people, and lessons that are part of a curriculum or program of studies".
5 CONDUCT MANAGEMENT Set the rules Be fair Deal with disruptions with little interruptionAvoid confrontationsStop disruptions with a little humorOverplanBe consistent
6 COVENANT MANAGEMENT1. Appropriate teacher behavior and good relationship with the studentsEnthusiasmAcceptanceAbility to listen and pay attention to themAvailability2. Pleasant and supportive classroom atmosphereEstablish a norm of toleranceEncourage risk-taking and have mistakes accepted as anatural part of learningBring in and encourage humorEncourage learners to personalize the classroom environmentaccording to their taste
7 Use ice-breakers at the beginning of a course 3. A cohesive learner group with appropriate group normsTry and promote interaction, cooperation and the sharing of genuine personal information among the learners.Use ice-breakers at the beginning of a courseRegularly use small-group tasks where students can mixEncourage and if possible organize extracurricular activities and outingsTry and prevent the emergence of rigid sitting patterns.Avoid face-threatening acts such as humiliating criticism or putting students in the spotlight unexpectedly
8 CONTENT MANAGEMENT Use different materials. Use the students. What if students are all at different levels?Use different materials.Use the students.Do different tasks with thesame material.
9 What if the class is very big? Use worksheets.Use pair work and group work.Use group leaders.
10 What if students keep using their own language? Talk to them about the issues.Encourage them to use Englishappropriately.Create an English environment.
11 What if students are uncooperative? Talk to individualsPromote Cooperative LearningImplement team work activities
12 What if some students in- groups finish before everybody else ? Use additional materialFinish the activity when the 90 % of the group have finished.
13 What if teachers do not plan the lesson? Why plan at allWhat and when should we planSequence of a lessons
14 REFERENCESZoltán Dörneyi (2005) Motivational Strategies in the Language Classroom. Cambridge University Press. UKFroyen, L. A., & Iverson, A. M. (1999). Schoolwide and classroom management: The reflective educator-leader (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, J: Prentice-Hall.Harmer, J. (1999) How to Teach English. Longman