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Fundamentals of Classroom Management - Chapter Summary
Our team of expert instructors created this chapter covering the fundamentals of classroom management for your convenient and flexible study. Some of the topics presented in these lessons include classroom routines, instructional procedures and diversity in the classroom. This chapter should assist you in achieving the following goals:
- Outline effective classroom management techniques
- Model positive behavior in the classroom using proven strategies
- Establish successful daily classroom routines
- Use and plan instructional procedures for the classroom
- Manage a differentiated classroom
- Utilize culturally-responsive management strategies in the classroom
- Teach your students to appreciate diversity
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1. Classroom Management Techniques
Managing the classroom is a challenge that all teachers face, and the decisions and actions a teacher takes in this area are extremely influential. In this lesson, we discuss different aspects of classroom management and the importance of creating a plan before the term begins.
2. Strategies for Modeling Positive Behavior in the Classroom
As teachers, we often expect students to demonstrate exemplary behavior. Modeling is one of the most important ways to teach the behaviors we want to see. This lesson offers some strategies for modeling good behavior in the classroom.
3. Establishing Daily Classroom Routines
The learning environment must be properly managed to promote student success. This lesson describes ideas for making clear expectations for classroom schedules, transitions, and routines.
4. How to Plan Instructional Procedures in the Classroom
Procedures in the classroom are an incredibly important tool to use to keep things moving and flowing smoothly. This lesson will detail several useful procedures and how to plan and implement them in your classroom.
5. How to Manage a Differentiated Classroom
Differentiated instruction is a method teachers use to make sure all students learn. This lesson shows you how to manage aspects of a differentiated classroom, so you can spend more time on students and less time organizing.
6. Culturally-Responsive Classroom Management Strategies
A student's culture can play a large part in how they learn. When it comes to classroom management, knowing how to respond to and incorporate students' cultures can enhance student learning. Read on to learn more about culturally-responsive classroom management strategies.
7. Teaching Diversity in the Classroom
Diversity is a key aspect of what students can learn in school. This lesson may give you some ideas about helping students appreciate and understand diversity in helpful and meaningful ways.
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