May 7, 2008
Classroom Management: Is It Really That Important?
Dr. Harry Wong is a world renowned educator and also the author of The First Days of School, a book designated to aide teachers in the very strenuous first days of school. His...
show respect, participate and follow rules are "allowed" to stay. If this thought causes you to chuckle, then you may want to go back to the last question. If students feel like being in a school classroom is punishment, then any behavior they can exhibit to get out of that environment is being...
. A well managed
classroom is task oriented and predictable, which includes effective teaching, which starts with
teaching students to follow classroom rules and procedures the first weeks of school, (Gibbs,
Each homeroom class at the middle school has developed classroom rules...
the classroom and referred to regularly.
Children are expected to follow the school rules and classroom codes of conduct, showing respect for the rights and needs of all adults and other children in our school community. The school council will play an important role in...
In today’s schools it is essential to prepare and implement a classroom management plan. Harry Wong had a good point when he stated, “If you don’t have a plan, then you are planning to fail.” It is important to construct a plan in order to create a welcoming and predictable classroom environment...
that follows. Remember: Rules without consequences are only suggestions. If it is not important, don’t make it a rule. If it is, enforce it.
Classroom consequences should link to the seriousness of the rule violation. Forgetting to raise one’s hand might be a rule violation, but it hardly demands...
afraid to play with her students. She’s not afraid to say she’s made a mistake, to apologize, or to change her mind. She’s not afraid to bend a rule or to make a new rule. She’s not afraid to have standards, values, and manners – and to help her students see why those things are important and why...
the rules I would like for my class prior to the first day of school and hint towards these with leading questions during the establishment of rules. It is important that the rules are not simply stated to the class as research has shown that students are more likely to follow rules if they are...
out what happens when you don't follow the rules, and that is important. However, they forget that there are positive consequences for following the rules as well. It is even more important to focus on the positive things that happen when you follow a rule. Additionally, learning to follow the rules...
and craving for knowledge, they are so curious about whole world, they always ask different and interesting questions even make you can not answer with both funny and annoying. But they become formality after entered school and study some booklore, they were used to follow teacher’s steps and wait...
school/ playground rules and classroom rules. Alongside discipline there is a rewards system in place praising good behaviour and successes I have included the policy and highlighted the areas of reward and praise.
Look at the policies and procedures you have listed and evaluate how they...
maintain effective working relationships among its members.
2.1 Discuss the following classroom management styles:
2.1.1 Autocratic classroom management style
This is a teacher-centered style where the role and leadership of the teacher play an important part. When dealing with...
this statement and further adds that pupils tests the teacher to find the limits for bad behaviour. It is positive to establish rules to encourage pupils’ responsibility in, and outside, the classroom, creating a safe learning environment for all. (Rogers 2006) Rogers further explains that negative...
the rule making process contend that students are more likely to follow them. One way to involve students in forming rules is to have them brainstorm as a class or in small groups why they come to school and their goals for learning. Then ask them to name rules that will help them achieve their goals...
, establishing, teaching, and enforcing appropriate classroom rules that promote learning, socialization, and safety are important (Wong, 2011). Some of the general classroom rules are “follow directions the first time they are given, raised your hand and wait for permission to speak, stay in your seat unless...
children to behave like high school seniors, making ﬁne distinctions between words or literary devices" (p. 43). These are many valid points that Yatkins makes in support of CCSS creating early childhood classrooms that are not developmentally appropriate.
In 2000, Smith and Croon conducted a study to...
of rigid rules that students are expected to memorize, practice, and follow (Christy 1). Some research argues that some students lack the maturity to learn grammar and that it is not necessarily important to teach grammar. Milroy and Milroy, the authors of Authority in Language, report that, “Since...
disappointed, and wondering why our batch of student could not follow instructions accordingly . Failure to give her an answer in the morning on why can we not follow the rules, Chef Felder handed us this 10 page essay to reflect upon the actions done by us and the rest of our classmates. This is to serve as...
make them shut up and listen. Of course shutting up and listening is important and anyone who's ever had charge of a truly dysfunctional class knows how horrible an experience it can be.
18. To overcome this, you'll often see lists of classroom rules fastened to classroom walls. They usually contain...
inclusive classroom climate where it is especially important to create an atmosphere where differences are accepted. When teaching in an urban school setting a teacher should embrace a culturally diverse classroom and acknowledge the students’ experiences outside of the school by integrating home and...
students will not be keen to follow your rules. Make sure that if your best student does something wrong, they too get punished for it.
c. Deal with Disruptions with as Little Interruption as Possible
When you have classroom disruptions, it is imperative that you deal with them immediately and...
class is because teachers are allowed to eat in front of us but we can’t do the same. We should have to follow the same rules. There has been a time where I go to school with any empty stomach and I always see a teacher eating something and it makes me focus on that. Seeing them eat doesn’t let me...
and classroom management. While this may seem to be a difficult time, it will only get easier.
There are many rewards with being a teacher, however it is important to note that it is not a role to be taken lightly – it is a difficult role to fill. As teachers, we need to understand that every...
year it is to be responsible and except responsibility for their actions. This means do not blame anyone else if things don’t go as planned. This is not only an important rule in the classroom it is an important rule in life.
It is important to have a positive, comfortable...
will propose rules but ask the students why they think it is important to follow a particular rule and again, ask them to come up with a suitable consequence of breaking it. I will make sure that everybody gets to express their opinion, and give explanations/examples or answer questions, if needed...
down concrete guidelines and rules within the classroom. It is important for students to know how to behave and talk to the teacher and other students in the class.
The school rules were displayed throughout he classroom while I was on practical experience and it was evident that the teacher...
was working with.
16 – 19 year old
This age group would probably need the most guidance in establishing workable ground rules within the classroom. The 16 year olds will have just left secondary school and may be unsure of themselves and college expectations..They may not have students they...
of classroom rules from the beginning of the year has been found to be one of the most important components of effective discipline” ("Discipline in K through 8th Grade Classrooms") The first day of school, while teachers are getting to know students and vice versa, is a good day to establish what...
who follow the rules and guidelines correctly. As students learn to follow classroom rules, they also learn why it is important to behave morally in general. As students learn to apply classroom morality to the real world, they form an understanding of the overall concepts of morality and justice...