How to Manage Classroom Discipline

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<p>Classroom Discipline</p> <p>Classroom DisciplineHow to manage Classroom Discipline</p> <p>Classroom Management</p> <p>Classroom managementis a term used byteachersto describe the process of ensuring that classroomlessonsrun smoothly despitedisruptive behavior by students.</p> <p>How to Manage Classroom Discipline?</p> <p>Discipline ProblemsDiscipline problems are the top most problems for most of the new teachers. You can't successfully teach your students if you are not in control. This is also a concern of your principal and your students' parents. Many teachers have lost their jobs due to poor classroom management.</p> <p>How to Manage ?</p> <p>Keep positive attitude and high expectations in your class.</p> <p>Expect that your students will behave well, not that they will disrupt.</p> <p>Come to the class with well prepared lessons for the day.Make sure to have all your materials, resources and methods ready to go. Reducing downtimewill help to maintain discipline in your classroom.</p> <p>Be Consistent</p> <p>Enforce your rules consistently. If one day you ignore misbehaviors and the next day you jump on someone for the smallest infraction, your students will quickly lose respect for you.</p> <p>Make Understandable RulesYou need to be selective in yourclass rules. You also need to make them clear. Students should understand what is and what is not acceptable.</p> <p>Use a little humor to stop disruptionsSometimes all it takes is for everyone to have a good laugh to get things back on track in a classroom.</p> <p>Direct InstructionUncertainty increases the level of excitement in the classroom. The technique of direct instruction is to begin each class by telling the students exactly what will be happening. The teacher outlines what he and the students will be doing this period. He may set time limits for some tasks.</p> <p>Environmental ControlA classroom can be a warm cheery place. Students enjoy an environment that changes periodically. Study centers with pictures and color invite enthusiasm for your subject.</p> <p>Some very effective quick tipsUse a normal, natural voiceSpeak only when students are quiet and readyUse hand signals and other non-verbal communicationAddress behavior issues quickly and wisely</p> <p>Thank youPrepared by :Fahmina Arshad</p>