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Classroom Management Support

Why should I do it?

  • 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