- A classroom is a place where students learn social behaviors, and values.
- Learn to communicate and gain knowledge according to their age and learning ability.
- This prepares them to deal with the real life situations in a better and competent manner.
- Classroom management is a process and a skill which plays a vital role for effective teaching and learning. A well-managed classroom results in active learning.
- In the past, it was thought that a well-managed class is one in which there was a pin-drop silence. All the time students were engaged in writing. There are different learning/teaching styles among students and teachers. When a teacher attempts to teach all students by applying one teaching methodology, it creates learning disturbance. Therefore apply different teaching learning methodologies. Students like to express their learning in a number of ways. Therefore, they should be given an opportunity to express themselves. Appreciate student`s expressions such as drawing, painting, writing or good behavior.
- Classroom Management plays a vital role for effective teaching and learning. A well-managed classroom results in active learning.
- A classroom is a place where students learn social behaviors, values, learn to communicate and gain knowledge according to their age and learning ability. This prepares them to deal with the real life situations in a better and competent manner.
- Classroom management is a process and a skill which need to practiced and reflected for continuous professional development.
- It helps to develop and maintain an environment in the class which encourages students as well as the teachers to achieve their learning goals.
Dimensions of Effective Classroom Management
- Planning and preparation (subject knowledge, effective lesson planning, managing time, planning a variety of techniques individual, pair or group learning, maps, resource books, dictionary, etc.)
- Physiological environment of the classroom (seating arrangement for individual / pair / group work, displays, learning corners, light, ventilation, fans, bright and welcoming environment, display of students work, comfortable and safe)
- Teacher / student behavior (teachers` body language, verbal responses, praise, encouragement, punishment, teaching styles; students` disruptive, receptive, withdrawn behavior, learning styles; students and teachers work together)
- Learning environment (motivation, positive encouragement, variety of methods and strategies, smooth transaction of activities, setting and following some patterns, working together to achieve goals / aims, reflection in/on action)
Advantages of Effective Classroom Management
- Effective Classroom Management
- Facilitates to achieve the learning outcomes
- Makes the learning process interesting and appropriate
- Enhances the holistic development of the learners in six domains i.e. physical, social, emotional, cognitive, physiological and linguistic.
- Enables them to express themselves confidently
- Builds up confidence and the ability to carry out their plans independently (teachers and students)
- Teachers respect for values, attitudes and beliefs of each individual
- Allows students to develop a sense of responsibility and develops the ability to share and work collaboratively.
- Develop a positive teacher-student relationship
- Be a role model for your students and communities
- Be regular and punctual
- Remember names of students
- Prepare yourself (knowledge and skills) for 40 min delivering lesson plan
- Be friendly, fair and just
- Stay positive, realistic and consistent
- Always bring visual materials for teaching particular lesson strategies that ensures positive, all inclusive engagement
- Engage student activities and discussions and appreciate them where they need appreciation
- Establish Classroom rules in the beginning of the academic session
- Put the rules in writing, keep them short, keep them easy to understand, state them in positive terms and post them where they are easily visible.