After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Describe and apply the management and instructional variables for effective classroom management.
• Develop and nurture caring relationships in the classroom.
• Describe the role of classroom management in creating a learning community.
• Identify the areas of responsibility in classroom management and discipline.
• Determine what constitutes order in the classroom.
• Describe the types of causes of student misbehavior.
• Apply principles for working with students to create a positive learning environment.
Price: $195.00

    The Secrets to Classroom Management is designed to guide current and prospective teachers as they create a positive classroom community, with the involvement and cooperation of the students. This course explores the fundamental principles of classroom management and discipline along with discussing ways to involve students in the creation of their learning environment. In this course, we will define classroom management and describe how to understand and prevent student misbehavior. You will learn meaningful communication skills and how to identify diversity within your students. This course will outline how to maintain appropriate student behavior as well as diving into how to handle inappropriate behavior including challenging and violent students.
    Lesson 1: Understanding Management and Discipline in the Classroom
    • What is Classroom Management?
    • A Community of Learners
    • Understanding Misbehavior
    • Principles for Working with Students and Preventing Misbehavior

    Lesson 2: Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior
    • The Degree of Control
    • Low Teacher Control Approaches
    • Medium Teacher Control Approaches
    • High Teacher Control Approaches
    • Determining Your Management Plan

    Lesson 3: Communication Skills for Teaching
    • Your Personality
    • Laughter
    • Talking to Difficult Students
    • Improving Listening
    • Speaking Softly
    • Yelling

    Lesson 4: Responding to Inappropriate Behavior
    • Your Classroom Environment
    • Drawing the Line
    • Misbehaving Student Explanations
    • Handling Refusals
    • Building a Rapport
    • Responding to Disrespect
    • Loss of Control
    • Difficult Personality Traits
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

    Product Type:
    Course Type:
    Continuing Education
    1 month
    Avg Completion:
    1 Month

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