Every teacher dreams of having the perfect classroom where every student enjoys learning, and respects the teacher. Dream world? Maybe, but some teachers do manage to run a classroom effectively and efficiently without constantly struggling with behavior problems. This course discusses aspects of proper classroom management.
· To learn strategies that will help you be a better classroom manager
Recognize what makes an effective teacher.
· Identify characteristics and strategies for creating a positive classroom environment.
· Create a lesson plan that manages time effectively and actively engages students.
· Identify learning and teaching styles and how they affect classroom management.
Management strategies: effective seating arrangements and classroom procedures Cooperative principles in the classroom (Grice's maxims)
Challenging behaviors: simulations and case study analysis
Lectures, class discussions, pair / group work.
Topics will be supported by a range of authentic transcripts/ models/ videos from classroom discourse and involve students' active participation and presentations.
students who want to be familiar with classroom management techniques
Attendance,reading and class participation: 10%
Assignments,group work and homework 45%
Minipresentations - TTT & STT 20%
Ashort paper 25%