Effective Classroom Managementby Indu Punj
If you think that an “effective classroom” is one which is quiet, dull, rigid and sombre then you’re in for a surprise. A great classroom is one where ideas flow in a constructive stream, there’s healthy discussion, a room for learning and making mistakes while also ensuring discipline is maintained.
And the art of making sure that a teacher’s expectations from the classroom and the students’ desires are met is effective classroom management.
So, how can you do this?
- Understanding what you expect from class as a teacher
- Learning how to implement good behaviour in a classroom
- Techniques to make sure each child engages
- Reinforce classroom expectations with a range of strategies
- Manage unwanted behaviour, different responses for different situations
Why is learning these strategies important for teachers? Engaging with students to create a healthy atmosphere in a classroom that ensures that students want to follow rules rather than fear them is the objective. Once your students are motivated, they’ll be eager to learn, thrive academically, and also help you teach better!