Effective Classroom Management

1802 Words Nov 10th, 2008 8 Pages
Both teacher and student success can often be traced back to the ability of the teacher to effectively manage the classroom. Research shows that effective classroom management and organization during the first few weeks of class are crucial in determining expectations, behavior patterns, and procedures that will set the tone for the rest of the year. Effective classroom management is essential in maintaining an organized, and civil classroom. You want students’ to develop an understanding of mutual respect by making expectations clear, and providing written ideas of how the classroom should be managed. The keys to effective classroom management are; organization of procedures and resources, a well arranged classroom environment, …show more content…
This is a learning tool, while also promoting group interaction. The next key to managing an effective classroom is monitoring student progress. There are many things that you can do to monitor student progress outside of test and worksheet scores. Make sure every student understands the topic being studied. Walk around the classroom and peek over student’s shoulders to make sure they are completing worksheets and activities correctly. Communication is also important in monitoring student progress. Make sure assignments and lesions are clearly discussed and students’ understand expectations. An obvious way to monitor students progress is by grading assignments and tests, and also make sure students’ are turning in assignments on time and accurately according to assignment guidelines. As a teacher it is important that you provide timely feedback to make sure that students understand what areas they need improve in, and what they are doing correctly. Also make sure students’ understand the rules, if you are going to allow make up work, then make sure the students’ understand the make up work policy. For example if you give a test, and you allow students’ to correct their errors for half points, then make sure students understand there is a time limit and any other rules that you implement. Another way to monitor
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