The classroom environment should be inviting and children oriented. The classroom should also be kept clean and organized. As a teacher, my classroom will be set up for grouping children and learning centers. This will hopefully promote a positive learning environment through teamwork. The classroom should be a safe environment as well.
Unit 3 3.1 To establish a respectful and professional relationship with children and young people a LSA will need to: • Adapt the way they communicate for the age group they are working with. • Develop mutual respect. • Should show respect and interest in the children or young people they are working with by asking questions, listening to them without interrupting and speak to them in a positive and polite manner. • LSA should model the behaviour expected from pupils, for example listen when the teacher is speaking • Apply the behaviour policy fairly and consistently so that the children feel they are being treated fairly. • Call the children by their name, which shows they are valued.
A support group is vital for this method. Cooperative learning is the best technique for increasing anti-bias awareness and understanding. Everyone needs the diverse viewpoints and honest feedback of colleagues to develop new awareness and teaching practices. Support group members may be other staff, parents, or early childhood teachers who
• It stresses the importance of using the classroom to help the students overcome negative attitudes. • It forms positive skills. • It educates students in emotional and personal development as well as intellectual areas of study. • Too much focusing on attitudes can take away time from the content or academics. Morrish's "Real Discipline" • It shows and demonstrates a clear understanding of human nature and how students will react.
By using these guidelines teachers will become better leaders by building trust between students, demonstrating their listening skills when communicating with students, and show compassion when dealing with students. In order for a teacher-based coach to lead successfully, they must demonstrate trust. When coaches are able to gain the trust of new teachers they are able to offer their skills and knowledge. Trust is established with teachers as they observe coaches’ ability to walk the talk (DuBrin, 2005). Coaches must be open and honest with others.
This classroom management plan includes not only safety rules and procedures, but student behavior policies as well. Emmer, Everston, and Worsham suggest “a set of rules applied consistently in all classes and areas of the building is easy for students to learn.” (Emmer, Everston, & Worsham, 2003, p.19) When looking at maintaining safe classrooms and schools it is important to obtain policies from the state, district, and school levels. State, District, and School Levels One of our schools’ most important jobs is to ensure that all students are offered equal protection from potentially violent discrimination and harassment, which not only disrupt learning but also can leave lifetime scars. (California Department of Education, AB537 report) Ira Pollack and Carlos Sundermann suggest “that safe schools require broad-based efforts on the part of the entire community, including educators, students, parents, law enforcement agencies, businesses, and faith-based organizations. Efforts to enhance school safety must involve students at an early age and be reinforced throughout their education.
Maintaining a positive attitude is helpful in many ways and makes you likeable among the students. Being organized helps the peer tutor keep track of all the assignments that are given without falling behind. Being organized also helps the peer tutor set a good example for the students in the classroom to follow. It also shows the teacher that the peer tutor knows what he/she is doing and that he/she comes to class prepared ready to help the students. In the classroom, it is a great opportunity for a peer tutor to demonstrate his/her skills and abilities.
The distinguishing characteristics of CRC are clear and evident from a cultural perspective. According to the Cosumnes River College value statement, CRC’s cultural system values teaching and learning excellence as well as high academic standards. In order to sustain such values we state to practice academic integrity, fairness, mutual respect, and ethic care. Furthermore, although it is not in our value statement, I have observed that our institution values punctuality as well. It is a normal to find that a door is locked once class is in session.
* They should have a good attitude about what they are learning and strive for a full understanding. * They should be respectful of fellow students, teachers, administrators, and respectful of themselves. * They should respect the classroom rules and procedures. * They should display good study habits, proper collaborative efforts, and follow all the directions given to them by the teacher. 3.
To be effective, teachers must create positive environments, motivate students, develop well planned lessons, communicate effectively and regularly reflect upon themselves. An effective teacher creates a positive environment for students by creating strong student-teacher relationships enabling students to develop a strong sense of belonging and to feel secure within the class. Students who see their work displayed (McDevitt & Ormrod, 2001), know the class routine and have positive relationships with peers and their teachers will feel a sense of belonging (Goodenow; Osterman as cited in Krause, Bochner, Duchesne & McMaugh, 2010, p. 510). Effective teachers create positive relationships by spending the time to get to know individuals personally, learning the interests of the student and by being firm but fair, the latter is displayed by authoritative teachers (Whitton, Barker, Nosworthy, Sinclair & Nanlohy as cited in Hurst & Cooke, 2010, p. 235). Without a sense of security and a sense of belonging, students can develop anxiety, stress and begin to feel alienated (Campbell, 2010).