Classroom Management The effective teacheris an extremely good classroom manager.
Ineffective Teacher… • Stands behind the desk glaringinspectingeveryonewalking in with a look thatsays, youreinfringing on myspace • Never mentions his or hername, the room number, the class, the grade level. • Never welcomes the class • No where in sightwhen kids arrive. • Announcesthathe/shewill call the role. • Yells for them to sit down. • Does not provideassignment, and thereforestudents have nothing to do.
The effective teacher • Prepares, prepares, and prepares • Prepares the classroom for effective work. • Maximizes proximity to the students • Prepares a classroom environment that is organized and safe “All battles are won before they are fought.”
Your Reputation Precedes You Even before you first see your students your success at winning their respect and attention may have already been predetermined by your reputation.
Parent communication • Bring your classroom to the parents and let them be an an observer of all that goes on. Create your own website @ Http://www.wix.com http://www.wix.com/rabrigo/milamgt