Classroom Management Techniques Lesson Plan

Instructor: Kandi Young

Kandi has degrees in Communications, Human Services, Education and Computer Science. She is a Business, Marketing, and Technology instructor with a Master's degree in Education.

This lesson introduces key concepts of effective classroom management, including creating a positive environment, engaging students, and developing class rules. Students will participate in activities to create valuable material to manage their classrooms.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Identify the basic aspects of classroom management
  • Implement classroom management techniques
  • Analyze and adjust classroom management techniques as necessary

Length of Lesson

1 to 2 hours



Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.


Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.


  • Ask students to imagine they are a first year teacher, and consider the following questions:
    • What subject and grade are you teaching?
    • What will you do on the first day of class?
    • What will your rules and consequences be?
  • Discuss student ideas and responses as a class.
  • After the class discussion, show the Classroom Management Techniques video.
  • Guide students in a discussion of the techniques presented in the video and how it compared to their earlier discussion.
    • Was there anything in the video you found surprising? Explain.
    • Which aspects, if any, of the video matched up with your personal view on managing a classroom?
    • Which aspects of your personal view of running a classroom will you change after viewing this video?
  • Distribute the Classroom Management Techniques quiz, and allow them to share their answers as a class. Provide additional guidance as needed.
  • Complete one or more of the activities listed below (or extend the lesson over several days to allow time to complete all of the activities).

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