Classroom Management Processes

Classroom Management Processes

Creating predictable and consistent systems in your classroom helps to reinforce class expectations and fosters a more positive classroom culture, resulting in more student learning. In partnership with Model Teaching, an industry leader in supporting educators, this course provides specific strategies over six different processes that can be implemented and established in your classroom as part of your classroom management plan. Model Teaching's Mission is to improve student performance by directly supporting teachers with quality content and resources. You will learn how to create a more predictable environment that supports you in minimizing distractions and maximizing instructional time.

3 Months Access / 14 Course Hrs

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  • Syllabus
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Details

This teacher professional development course provides specific methods for improving your classroom management by offering six strategies that help to reduce student disruptions and promote learning. You will learn how to implement routines, procedures, transitions, pacing, attention-getters, and silent signals.

You will also learn how to analyze areas in your own management plans that may need improvement and then build a plan using the provided course strategies to improve your classroom processes. The action plan you design, and the resources you receive within the classroom will help ensure that you can successfully implement these classroom management strategies to ensure a more efficient classroom.

Enrollment Options:
Self-Guided
3 Months Access Course Code: T14713
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$89.00 USD

Syllabus

  1. Overview of Efficient Classroom Processes
    1. Learn how classroom processes promote student learning, then reflect on your own procedures, routines, and transitions to determine areas of need.
  2. Strategies
    1. Strategy 1: Structured Daily Routines
      1. Learn strategies for implementing structured daily routines and a rationale behind choosing certain routines for your classroom. Then, reflect on a routine expectation you have experienced and identify areas of the strategy that might have been improved upon.
    2. Strategy 2: Daily Procedures
      1. Learn strategies for implementing daily class procedures into activities, classroom expectations, and what classroom procedures to teach your students. Then, reflect on a class procedure expectation you have experienced and identify how or why the strategy broke down.
    3. Strategy 3: Smooth Transitions
      1. Learn transitioning activities for students and how strategies supporting smooth transitions can improve your classroom. Then, reflect on a transition strategy expectation you have experienced and identify one that may have broken down upon implementation.
    4. Strategy 4: Pacing
      1. Learn how to pace your lesson and activities, including the use of timers and other strategies, then reflect on pacing strategies that have been used in the past and can be improved.
    5. Strategy 5: Attention Getters
      1. Analyze strategies to implement attention getters and quickly regain control of the classroom, then reflect on an attention getter strategy that might not have been implemented properly and analyze the cause.
    6. Strategy 6: Silent Signals
      1. Various silent signals and strategies for implementation will be presented and then analyzed. Then, you will reflect on usage of silent signals in the past and consider methods for improvement.
  3. Building Your Strategy Focus Plan
    1. Review the steps to developing a focus plan targeted on efficient classroom process and the strategies needed to implement it fully into the classroom. Then, reflect on the strategy you feel would need to be implemented into a future or current classroom of your own.
  4. Putting it All Together
    1. Using the sample provided, identify an area of focus and build a plan of action for implementing an efficient classroom process strategy into your classroom.
  5. Applying What you Have Learned
    1. Get ideas on how to implement the concepts into your classroom, find a list of online resources that support classroom management ideas, and read the research about these topics as well.

Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Editing of a Microsoft Word document is required in this course. You may use a free version of Microsoft Word Online, or Google Docs if you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your computer. Model Teaching can provide support for this.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.