2 Classroom Management vs. Discipline Effective teachers manage their classrooms. Ineffective teachers discipline their classrooms.
3 Discipline Punishment Control gained by obedience To impose order upon another
4 Classroom Management Refers to the steps teachers take to: organize their classroom for optimal learningengage student learningminimize disruptive behaviorsencourage positive behavior
5 Classroom Management How to create effective classroom management Build a positive relationshipRespect studentsKeep students involvedPresent engaging lessonsManage your transitionsAcknowledge student successArrangement of the room
6 Results of Positive Classroom Management Foster student involvement and cooperation in all classroom activitiesEstablish a productive working environmentMore Teaching/Learning TimeRelationship BuildingPreparation for WorkforceSafety
7 Discussion: Without including names Discuss teachers Exhibited positive and negative classroom management skillsPlease support your opinion with facts
8 Classroom Management Styles AuthoritarianRegulations and consequences for everythingSeeks control of behaviorsTeachers exert their powerMay result in lower student self esteem, creativity, and provoke hostilityPermissiveThere are some rules, but little follow throughThere are few expectationsThe teacher tends to be inconsistentAnything goes!Students often lack respect for the teacherAuthoritativeHigh expectations of studentsIt is clear what is and is not acceptableThere is follow through with consequences when students do not follow through with expectationsTeachers are firm but friendly
9 Which management style do you think you will have?
10 Discussion Questions: Do you play a sport?Have you ever played Monopoly or Clue?Do you have your driver's license?Are there rules for these activities?What if there were no rules?What would happen if there were no rules?
11 Classroom Expectations RulesConsequencesRewardsProceduresalso called: ExpectationsWhat would happen in your classroom if you were missing one of these components?
12 Two Kinds of Rules General Rules Specific Rules Offer flexibility several behaviors can be covered by a few general rulesMust be explainedcould be multiple understandings of the ruleexample: respect othersSpecific RulesTo the point and clearly cover one behaviorexample: be in your seat when the bell rings
16 Characteristics of Effective Classroom Rules Created with student involvementConsistent with school rulesUnderstandableDoableManageableStated PositivelyStated BehaviorallyConsistent with teacher’s own philosophy of how students learn best
17 Two Kinds of Consequences PositiveRewards that result when students abide by the rulesShould correlate with the desired behaviorExample: students stay on task during lesson; 15 minutes of free read at end of classNegativePenalties that result when students don’t follow the rulesShould correlate with the undesired behaviorExample: 2nd tardy to class; stay after school for 15 minutes
18 Consequences: Effective use SpecificHave a wide range of alternativesCan be a reminder or a warningRelated to the rulePromote positive behavior
30 Your Turn: Journal (5 minutes) How will I manage my classroom? Authoritarian / Permissive / AuthoritativeRulesConsequencesProceduresPossible questions to ask yourself:How will I involve students in developing class expectations?How will I handle a sleeping student?What will I do when a student is late to class one time? What if they are late every day?How will I start class? End class?How will I communicate class expectations to my students?What will I do if a student refuses to follow a class rule?Will I have a reward system?How will I motivate students to participate appropriately?