Do you know that classroom management is often considered the single greatest influence of student learning?
Do you know that the very best teachers, the most effective teachers, are good planners and thinkers?
Classroom management and lesson planning are the foundations of good teaching; both are interlinked. Without clear ideas and approaches to classroom management; carefully planned lessons will not succeed. Most of the classroom management techniques are generic, although certain teaching situations in particular subjects are in some ways unique and require particular management techniques to be applied. It is worth stating some of the basic aspects of the classroom management that most teachers need to consider when they plan and deliver their lessons. Effective classroom management will anticipate potential difficulties and will have contingences ready to either avoid or surmount those problems.
The success of professional teachers doesn’t “just happen.” The road to success for teachers require commitment and practice, especially of those skills involved in planning lessons and learning activities, and in managing classroom behavior. Achieving a success start to the lesson is most important. It is such an aspect when students decide whether they are being offered a valuable educational experience that they will engage with; a variety of things convey and impression of whether the lesson will be useful (from the students’ perspective) and to what extend a teacher has the confidence and authority necessary to teach the lesson. Lesson planning is a complex issues; a number of factors need to be considered in the planning process. Therefore, it is important to realize the in-depth essence and detail understanding on the subject matter that underpin good lesson planning.
Both the issues have many dimensions that have to be taken under consideration for the development of an effective classroom management mechanism and lesson planning. Systematic learning on those aspects would provide opportunities to enhance knowledge and secure adequate information that would build confidence and self-reliance among the teachers.
OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE:
By the end of the day, participants will be able to:
• Evaluate present level of classroom management skills
• Explore current theory concerning managing large classes
• Develop appropriate rules, procedures, and routines for the classroom
• Offer strategies for improving student learning through effective classroom management
• Assess, how good I am as “Class managers.”
• Understand the four major components of Lesson planning (Objectives, Resources, Procedure & Assessment)
• Develop a model lesson plan with SMART objective and explain the importance for the teacher
• Explore management style, review the necessity of advanced organization and planning, and develop solutions to common classroom
Workshop topics to be covered:
Effective Classroom Management
• Theoretical Background: Classroom management style/philosophy
• Keys to Large Classroom Management: Introduction to the concept that advanced organization and detail planning is the key to classroom management.
• Major aspect of classroom management
• Creating a Functioning Collective: Developing a social contract, making rules and boundaries, creating consequences vs. Punishments, building expectations that get internalized, effective ways to implement your contract.
Effective Classroom Management
• Developing a “Success Culture”: Developing a psychology of success and self-esteem, examining the “socially constructed” reality in the classroom, teacher use of power, teacher-student interactions, creating healthy social frames, exploring expectations.
• Dealing with difficult students
• Creating Classroom Community & Positive Classroom Climate
• Assess “how good am I as a classroom manager”
Benefits of a Good Lesson Plan
• Importance of Lesson Planning for a teacher
• Four main components of lesson planning (Objectives, Resources, Procedure, Assessment)
How to write SMART objectives
• SMART objectives and their importance for the teacher
• Teaching methods
• Lesson plan procedure
• Write model lesson plan
Seminar evaluation & closing formalities