Personal Classroom Management Plan

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Running head: MY PERSONAL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT My Personal Classroom Management Grand Canyon University EDU430N: Classroom Management Professor Allison Atkins June 20, 2010 My Personal Classroom Management Plan In order to establish an optimal system of discipline, teachers need an encompassing viewpoint that includes the purpose of discipline as well as the elements that comprise discipline and how those elements work to improve behavior while still maintaining motivation and dignity (Charles, 2008). There are various approaches to discipline that are effective in the classroom. Almost any disciplinary approach can be organized to focus on helpfulness and positive relations with students (Charles, 2008). Therefore, when teachers…show more content…
This will take into consideration the following ; what must be done by the candidate teacher to ensure professionalism in the ways I present myself and interact with others, what kinds of behavior I wish to see in my students now and in the future, what emotional and moral qualities will be promoted in the classroom to help develop students, what provisions will be made to encourage and enable students to conduct themselves in a responsible manner, and the tactics that will be used to intervene effectively when misbehavior occurs in the classroom (Charles, 2008). How I will present and conduct myself As a teacher, it is my responsibility to always give my students 100% of myself, as I expect the same in return from them. Just as students will be held to certain expectations, as their teacher they will also hold certain expectations of me. In an effort to always present and conduct myself in a professional manner, I will do the following: * Maintain an appearance that is professional at all times * Enthusiastically greet students at the door when they…show more content…
When we create an atmosphere of mutual respect, no one feels uncomfortable expressing themselves and the class is able to engage in meaningful discussions. Classroom conditions As the facilitator of the classroom, I will make every effort to ensure that the learning environment is physically and emotionally conducive to learning. My classroom will always be one where students feel comfortable and safe when answering questions and/or sharing thoughts and opinions. In an effort to promote learning and encourage students to feel as if the classroom is theirs, the following will be done to maintain a positive classroom environment: * Clutter free and organized classroom * Instruction will be differentiated to ensure learning by all can occur * Offer interesting classroom activities when there is downtime * Keep school and classroom policies along with student expectations
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