Student-Led Classroom Management

Student-Led Classroom Management

In partnership with Model Teaching, an industry leader in supporting educators, this course teaches you classroom management through a student-led approach by addressing the designing of expectations and natural consequences in your classroom. Model Teaching's mission is to improve student performance by directly supporting teachers with quality content and resources. You will also learn how to track behaviors, hold students accountable, and communicate behavioral issues and progress to families and campus specialists.

3 Months Access / 12 Course Hrs
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This teacher professional development course will teach you about various aspects of classroom management by considering individual students and their needs in a student-led approach. You will learn about designing classroom expectations and aligning natural consequences, building action plans, tracking student behaviors, and implementing strategies to hold students accountable. You will also explore how to communicate behaviors and progress to parents and campus specialists.

During your course, you will build a classroom management plan that is ready to be implemented in the classroom and gain access to many resources and planning documents provided within the course.


  1. Introduction to Student-Led Classroom Management
    1. Understanding and defining student-led classroom management
  2. Expectations & Accountability
    1. Part 1 – Communication
    2. Part 2 – Recording Misbehavior
  3. Behavior Interventions
    1. Part 1 – Techniques
    2. Part 2 – Managing Students
  4. Communicating to Others (Administration, Specialists, & Parents)
    1. Strategies to communicate behaviors to others
  5. Putting it All Together
    1. Using the sample provided, build your own classroom management plan for an upcoming lesson.
  6. Applying What you Have Learned
    1. Get ideas on how to implement the concepts into your classroom, find a list of online resources that feature classroom management strategies, and read the research behind this type of support in the classroom.



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


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
  • 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.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

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

Self-Guided Course Code: T14748