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Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Classroom Management - Chapter Summary
Take a closer look at classroom management techniques as you prepare for the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment. Use the video lessons in this chapter to answer questions on the exam that address the following:
- Examining classroom management techniques and instructional strategies
- Defining least restrictive environment (LRE) in special education
- Understanding how to use wait time in the classroom
- Analyzing how to reduce undesirable behaviors in the classroom
- Examining how to apply Premack's principle in the classroom
- Understanding behaviorism, collaborative skills and conflict resolution
- Describing social responsibility in organizations
The instructors in the video lessons offer definitions and methods that can help strengthen your understanding of classroom management. The lessons are both visually entertaining and comprehensive, giving you the effective learning experience you deserve.
Objectives of the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Classroom Management Chapter
Prospective educators must take the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment to secure educator licensure in the state and prove they have the professional knowledge necessary to interact with students in adolescence to young adulthood. The topics covered in this Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Classroom Management chapter are found in the assessment, instruction and the learning environment domain of the exam, which constitutes approximately 40% of the test and includes a written assignment that constitutes an additional 10%. The video lessons in this chapter on classroom management can strengthen your understanding of this subject, while self-assessment quizzes can solidify that understanding and grant access to questions formatted similarly to some on the exam.
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. Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative
In this lesson, we will use the fictional Academy of Magic to illustrate four types of instructional strategies that teachers use in the classroom: expository instruction, interactive instruction, hands-on instruction and collaborative instruction.
3. Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) in Special Education: Definition & Law
This lesson explains the meaning of least restrictive environment in special education law and discuss what the implications of the law are for students and teachers.
4. Using Wait Time in the Classroom
During class discussion, is the pause between the teacher's question and the student's response important? It is, and the pause between the student's response and the teacher's reaction is also important. In this lesson, we define and discuss both types of wait time and how they can be used to optimize students' learning.
5. Advance Organizers in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies & Advantages
An advance organizer is a very useful tool for teachers to help students understand, retain and remember new learning material. In this lesson, we define an advance organizer and discuss examples and benefits of use in the classroom.
6. Reducing Undesirable Behaviors in the Classroom
This lesson covers several options for reducing bad behavior in the classroom, including time out, satiation and token economies. The lesson touches on how to use these techniques, and what to avoid when trying to encourage good behavior.
7. Applying the Premack Principle in the Classroom
The Premack Principle is a famous idea in psychology that can help teachers with classroom management. In this lesson, learn how the Premack Principle relates to what motivates us as individuals.
8. Behaviorism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples
How can teachers use rewards and punishments to guide student behavior and learning? In this lesson, we will look at how behaviorism applies to the classroom, including the concepts of reinforcement, punishment, and extinction.
9. Collaborative Skills: Definition & Explanation
Find out what collaborative skills are and learn about different types of collaborative skills in this lesson. You'll receive a few tips for teaching students about collaborative skills, then you can take a quiz to test your new knowledge.
10. What Is Collaboration in the Workplace? - Definition, Benefits & Examples
Learn what collaboration in the workplace is and some of the many benefits that it can offer to both employees and companies. Find out some examples of how you can benefit through this type of collaboration.
11. Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations
Conflict can be solved in many ways. This lesson provides an overview of the different types of conflict resolution strategies, including avoidance, accommodation, competition, compromise, and collaboration.
12. Social Responsibility in Organizations
Watch this video lesson to learn how companies put into practice their social responsibilities. Learn how a socially responsible company helps the environment, people, and employees along with giving freely to society.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) APK (003): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Sexual & Social Development
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Learning Processes
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Assessments
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Curriculum Planning
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Instructional Approaches & Best Practices
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Motivation & Communication
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Family & Community Collaboration
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Educator Responsibilities
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Education Oversight & Advancement
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