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Discipline by Design Here are eleven techniques that you can use in your classroom that will help you achieve effective group management and control. They have been adapted from an article called: "A Primer on Classroom Discipline: Principles Old and New" by Thomas R. McDaniel, Phi Delta Kappan, September 1986. 1. Be sure you have the attention of everyone in your classroom before you start your lesson. Inexperienced teachers sometimes think that by beginning their lesson, the class will settle down. The focusing technique means that you will demand their attention before you begin. A soft spoken teacher often has a calmer, quieter classroom than one with a stronger voice. 2. An effective way to marry this technique with the first one is to include time at the end of the period for students to do activities of their choosing. The teacher is more willing to wait for class attention when he knows there is extra time to meet his goals and objectives. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Make ample use of praise.

150 Teaching Methods Lecture by teacher (and what else can you do!) Class discussion conducted by teacher (and what else!) Recitation oral questions by teacher answered orally by students (then what!) Discussion groups conducted by selected student chairpersons (yes, and what else!) Lecture-demonstration by teacher (and then what 145 other techniques!) Attachment: 150 Teaching Methods [PDF, 33 KB] Five Quick Classroom Management Tips for Novice Teachers I made a good number of blunders my first year teaching that still make me cringe. I learned though. And it's fair to say, when it comes to managing a classroom, most of what we learn as new teachers is trial by fire. It's also smart to heed the advice of those who have walked -- and stumbled -- before you. #1 Use a normal, natural voice Are you teaching in your normal voice? Raising our voice to get students' attention is not the best approach, and the stress it causes and the vibe it puts in the room just isn't worth it. You want to also differentiate your tone. #2 Speak only when students are quiet and ready This golden nugget was given to me by a 20-year veteran my first year. So I tried it; I fought the temptation to talk. My patience paid off. #3 Use hand signals and other non-verbal communication Holding one hand in the air, and making eye contact with students is a great way to quiet the class and get their attention on you. #4 Address behavior issues quickly and wisely

Classroom Management Standard Posted by Mia Posted on April 20, 2013 Posted under Teacher Infographics, Teaching Anyone Comments 8 Comments Classroom Management If we are truly honest, a great deal of our time is spent on classroom management. I recently went into a classroom to do a faculty evaluation. After the class, I meet with the faculty. This particular faculty member was really good. “You need to learn how to better manage your classroom. And then I thought, that the one thing any of us need to master is classroom management. How do we do that? About these ads Share this: Share Like this: Like Loading... Related Khan AcademyIn "Teaching Anyone" Greeting StudentsIn "Student Success Infographics" Flipping The ClassroomIn "Teacher Infographics" 8 thoughts on “Classroom Management” Leave a Reply Follow Get every new post delivered to your Inbox. Join 2,338 other followers Build a website with WordPress.com %d bloggers like this:

Games for English language learning and teaching Home Page----- In my [pocket] [shopping bag] [house] [garden] [country] [dream], there is / are / was /were (The teacher imposes the necessary restrictions according to the vocabulary area) I packed my bag and in it I put: an X (longer & longer list) an X and some Ys. an X, some Ys, a Z, an ___ and some _____s (As you go round the class each student has to recite the existing list and add an item in the same category). Ss: I'm a market trader and I can sell (camcorders) (compact disks) (televisions). T: That's right. Ss: I'm a market trader and I can sell (steam engines) (saucepans) (guitars) T: No you can't. CONNECTION: Invented after 1900. Other possible restrictions 1. objects must begin with the same letter as the S's first name. 2. objects must begin with the same letter as the first name of S on the right of speaker. 3. must be in the room 4. must be made of special material / must include wood or metal 5. must be objects you can grow. Instructions The students must guess the connection. 1. 2. 3.

27 Tips for Effective Classroom Management Infographic Teacher Infographics Classroom management is as much about instructional design and relationships as it is rules and discipline. Though there are certainly exceptional situations, in general the more you’re having to hold them under your thumb, the more likely it is adjustments are necessary elsewhere. The 27 Tips for Effective Classroom Management Infographic presents strategies that you can add to your teacher tool-belt. Via: anethicalisland.wordpress.com Embed This Education Infographic on your Site or Blog! Why Becoming An Expert In Classroom Management Equals Higher Test Scores Misbehavior, disrespect, inattentiveness, low motivation, slow academic progress. The things most teachers stress over aren’t a concern for experts in classroom management. It’s true. If your students behaved like you wanted them to, if they were motivated and respectful, if you had your dream class, what would there be left to complain about? What problems or concerns do you have right now that aren’t related, one way or another, to classroom management? Sitting in staff meetings? Okay, I’ll give you that one. Even test scores. Naturally Higher Test Scores Standardized test scores are noticeably higher, year after year, in classrooms with exceptional classroom management. Teachers with black belt-like skills never have to worry about test scores. Here’s why: Time on task Teachers with spot-on classroom management have a huge academic advantage over those who don’t. Ability to focus In classrooms with few interruptions, the ability of students to concentrate increases tenfold. Attention to detail

The 30 Second Assessment I know a few teachers this year who are committed to assessing students without testing them. That’s right: they’re not only ditching grades, they’re trying to ditch the tests that produce them too. They’re confident that the data they’re gathering provides far better information than those tired instruments used to, particularly when it comes to understanding when learning is happening, when it isn’t, and why. They’re doing this without adding “one more thing” to their curriculum or extending their preparation time, too. You’ll find a collection of the most popular strategies below, but know that this isn’t a definitive list, and each strategy can and should be adapted to fit your purposes. I’ll add this reflection as well: when learners are invited to bring their cell phones into the classroom, they power up the documentation process. Of all the work I’m facilitating this year, these projects are my favorite. 30 Second Assessment Strategies The following two tabs change content below.

6 Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use By Dave Foley Found In: classroom management, discipline, routines & procedures Effective teachers are passionate about educating their students. They want to spend their time teaching, not dealing with classroom disruptions. Here are some classroom management tips to help teachers settle problems, or prevent them from occurring, so that they can spend more of the classroom hour on teaching and learning. 1. Get everyone’s attention before beginning class. 2. If students aren’t paying attention or busy doing other things, get them focused by using nonverbal signals of disapproval. If non-verbal cues are disregarded, the next step will be imposing discipline measures within the classroom such as having them stay a few minutes after class or changing their seat. 3. At the beginning of the school year, let students sit where they want for a few days. 4. If the student has not made a real effort, then that student will be given a short homework assignment, due the next day. 5. 6.

Warning: Most Teachers Make This Classroom Management Mistake; Do You? If you can eliminate this one mistake when responding to misbehavior, you will lower your stress level, save time, and have a more influential relationship with your students. What is it? The mistake most teachers make is asking students why they misbehaved. Example: Mr. Mr. Jeffery gets down. Mr. Jeffrey hems and haws and, like anyone caught behaving poorly, is not sure how to answer. Mr. Jeffrey still doesn’t know what to say, but Mr. Jeffrey must learn a lesson and therefore should explain himself… right? So Mr. But not without lingering effects. Mr. He’s angry at Mr. Why This Is A Mistake You should never ask a student why he or she misbehaved because… You already know the answer. The reason Jeffery made the decision to stand on his chair is the same reason any of us behaves poorly: because, at the time, he wanted to. It’s hard to answer truthfully. It replaces a real, effective consequence. But in doing so, they’re undermining their classroom management plan. It causes resentment. A Better Way

How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] Among certain circles (my family, some of my coworkers, etc.) I'm known for my Googling skills. I can find anything, anywhere, in no time flat. My Google-fu is a helpful skill, but not one that's shrouded in too much mystery — I've just mastered some very helpful search tricks and shortcuts and learned to quickly identify the best info in a list of results. Sadly, though web searches have become and integral part of the academic research landscape, the art of the Google search is an increasingly lost one. That search process also included determining when to rely on Google and when to utilize scholarly databases, but on a fundamental level, it appears that many people just don't understand how to best find the information they seek using Google. Thanks to the folks at HackCollege, a number of my "secrets" are out. Infographic via HackCollege Image courtesy of iStockphoto, LICreate

Classroom Management Strategies: Top 10 Rules, Organization We have identified the top 10 rules one should follow in order to achieve great classroom management. These classroom management strategies can work for any teacher, but are intended for middle school and high school teachers. Classroom management is how the teacher delivers the curriculum, as well as the environment in which students will learn. Most credential programs leave the classroom management style up to the teacher, focusing instead on the most important aspect of teaching, curriculum. There are a lot of strategies that a middle school or high school teacher can use in order to create an optimal learning environment. Teachers with the best classroom management usually have their class working and learning seamlessly.

This is a great page that has a lot of sub-pages focused on many classroom management topics that give helpful tips and advice to ease the new teacher into the classroom. by laurak95 Mar 18

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