Classroom management refers to the wide variety of skills and techniques that teachers use to keep students organized, orderly, focused, attentive, on task, and academically productive during a class. When classroom management strategies are executed effectively, teachers minimize the behaviors that impede learning for both individual students and groups of students, while maximizing the behaviors that facilitate or enhance learning (The Glossary of Education Reform). Instead of handling disruptions after they have happened, it is more effective to set up conditions in which disruptions are less likely to occur. In this module you will learn strategies to support:
These are the Key Concepts that will be covered in this module. You may come back to this section at any time to review key concept definitions. Definitions are also included in the downloadable "Overview PDF" linked above. Click the ˅ symbol to the right of each concept to expand the box & view the definition.