How to manage your classroom well

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Effective and Ineffective teachers. Based on the book "The First Days of SChool"


  • 1. * Effective teachers manage their classrooms. Ineffective teachers Discipline their classrooms. The First Thing You Need to Know

2. * 3. You need to Know about academic learning time Formative and Summative testing Criterion referenced testing Discipline plans Procedures and routines, Learning styles. 4. Teachers almost never thing about managing a classroom. They only think about presenting lessons lectures, worksheets, videos, and activities never management. 5. A teacher who is grossly inadequate in classroom management skills is probably not going to accomplish much 6. Most teachers do not teach Most teachers do activities and when problems arise, they discipline Most classrooms are nonmanaged Because of this, little is accomplished 7. Classroom management includes all of the things a teacher must do toward two ends To Foster student involvement and cooperation in all classroom activities. To establish a productive working environment 8. The Effective Teacher Has a Well Managed Classroom The Characteristic of a well- Managed Classroom 9. Students are deeply involved with their work, especially with academic, teacher- led instruction. Students Know what is expected of them and are generally successful There is relatively little wasted time, confusion, or disruption. The climate of the classroom is work oriented, but relaxed and pleasant 10. Characteristics High levelof student involvement with work Clear student expectations Effective Teacher Student are working Student Know that assigment are basesd on objectives. Students know that tests are based on objectives. Ineffective Teacher Teacher is working Teacher says, Read Chapter 3 and know the material Ill give you test covering everything in Chapter 3 11. Teacher makes up rules and punished according to his or her mood. Teacher take broll and dallies. Students ask for assigmwents repeatedly. Ineffective Teacher Teacher has a discipline plan. Teacher starts class inmediately. Teacher has assigments posted. Effective teacher Relatively little wasted time, confusion, or disruption. Characteristic 12. A well- managed classroom is also a predictable environment. Both teacher and students know what is supposed to happen in the classroom. A well managed classroom is a task oriented environment Where students know what is expected of them and how to succed. According to the research, most students will make better achievement gains in a class such as this. 13. The Effective teacher Works on having a well- managed classroom. Trains students to Know what they are to do Has students working on task Has a classroom with little confusion or wasted time.


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