Improves compliance, instruction time, student success, etc
Helps to make the room, routines, and schedule run more smoothly
Decreases wasted time due to student’s wandering, not knowing what to do, getting up to get supplies, etc
Provides increased structure and clarifies expectations
Provides consistent rewards and consequences
When should I do it?
Classroom management techniques should always be implemented and in place
When a group of kids is especially challenging to manage
When several students, acting together and working one another up, cause greater than average class disruptions
With especially off task, disruptive, and uncontrollable classes and groups
How do I do it?
Classroom management techniques are numerous and the techniques utilized in classes will vary to a degree depending on the class dynamics
Classroom management techniques should be introduced to a class on day one and reviewed frequently
Common classroom techniques include active supervision, clear, consistent, and predictable consequences and rewards, use of various teaching strategies, active listening, setting and teaching positive behavior expectations, establishing and reviewing classroom schedule, routines, and rules, etc