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Classroom Management Strategies

Classroom Management StrategiesClassroom Management may be defined as the wide variety of skills and techniques that teachers use to keep students organized, on task and academically productive during a class. When classroom management strategies are effective, 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 classroom management section of Teacher Matters provides the following information:

* Five important roles teachers undertake in the classroom, including communicating, planning, motivating, controlling and organizing.

* First year teaching tips which focuses on information designed to assist those who are either teachers-in-training or first year teachers.

* Classroom management tips designed to assist in the day-to-day management of the classroom.

* Starting the school year contains information and some wisdom from those who have experienced their first year as teachers.