… creates positive supportive learning environments through reflective classroom practices.
Essential Skills for Classroom Management
Classroom Management refers to teacher practice as well as student behaviour. Positive classroom climate, positive interpersonal relationships, clarity and consistency of expectations and consequences (both positive and negative) all work together to create an efficient learning environment.
Establishing expectations – Making rules.
Giving instructions – Telling students what to do.
Waiting and scanning – Stopping to assess what is happening.
Cueing with parallel acknowledgement – Praising a particular student to prompt others.
Body language encouraging – Smiling, nodding, gesturing and moving near.