The framework of this assignment was to observea teacher classroom management style, strategies, and students behaviors in theclassroom. Check if the teacher is following an established and effectiveprocedure, note whether positive interactions between the teacher and studentoccur more frequently than negative interactions.Finally, locate some classroom managementmistakes that occur in the class during observation and try to find solutionsto increase effective classroom management and decrease problem studentbehaviors.
Classroom management Classroom management refersto the large type of skills and techniques that instructors use to keep studentsorganized, focused, attentive, on task, and academically fruitful during aclass. When classroom-management strategies are doneeffectively, instructors decrease the behaviors that block learning for both groupsof learners and individual learner, while increasing the good behavior thatpromote learning. Effectiveinstructors tend to display strong classroom-management skills, while the traitof the inexperienced or less effective instructor is a messy classroom filledwith learners who are not paying attention or working. (Reform, 2014)The importance of classroom management is toacquire control of the classroom, to provide a conducive learning environmentto the learner, and the best using of classroom time.The purpose of classroom management is to createeffective learning ambiance in which lessons operate smoothly, disruption isminimized, and students can flourish. (Digiulio, 2006) School description As you walk up to the school, you can see aclean, well-maintained building that is basic to create the best environmentfor teaching and learning. Inside,the floors shine because of the bright colors of the walls, there are beautifulpictures that students have painted hanging everywhere.
The school is a buildingof 3 floors. The playground is wide and well organized, where students can playsafely. Theinside and outside of the building are very attractive. The main entry area is cleanand welcoming to all visitors. Student and staff bathrooms are clean, and inworking order with paper supplies with regular cleaning to prevent odors. Floorsin the halls, offices, staircases, and classrooms are clean.
All classroomdoors are colorful and well decorated. Offices are clean, and well ordered. Classesbulletin boards are well organized and posted materials are up-to-date. The cafeteria is clean and well maintained,with a lot of varieties of healthy food.Effectiveteaching and learning can only take place in a safe, secure and supportive schoolenvironment where students and staff members work together for the prosperityof all members of the school community.
Classroom description The classroom is large with one door, and two big windows. The Classroom is well-lit in order for students toread, write, and follow what their teacher is saying. The desks are arranged in a way where all students face theteacher, and the teacher can walk around freely. Desks are new and clean andhave the correct dimensions for the age of the students, every desk has a shelfwhere students keep their books and notebooks. Alarge whiteboard where the instructor or students can share notes with othermembers of the class. Theteachers’ desk is placed in a corner of the classroom in which she would beable to look over all the students in her class, which is an important part ofclassroom management.
Names, class,and room number are posted on the classroom door, where parents and studentscan easily see them. The walls are well decorated, with someexpectations and rules that teacher would implement in her classroom.