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EDUC 4380U Lecture Notes - Classroom Management, Crowd Control, Theory Of Multiple Intelligences


School
UOIT
Department
Education
Course Code
EDUC 4380U
Professor
David Gray

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Lecture 1 - August 28, 2012
What is classroom management?
o THINK
Management of students and how they learn
Discipline, and making sure everyone is on task
Dealing with squabbles amongst students
Establishing rules of respect within the classroom (making sure everyone is listening
when they should be
Studying child psychology in a way to determine how best to run a classroom
Studying Tribes, in a way, to make sure the kids get along
Problem-solving within the classroom
o PAIR
Crowd control, discipline --> ethically and professionally
Both reward and punishment
What disciplinary actions are important
How to deal with issues appropriately
o SHARE
Establishing routines
Behaviour expectations
Problem-solving within the classroom
Dealing with different types of behaviour --> appropriate disciplinary actions
Psychological aspects of behaviour
Physical location of classroom --> where people sit--> increase proximity between
students so they feel included
Put awkward students with those who are more suave to build confidence and help
them learn better
Letting students know what is expected of them
Maintaining a safe environment
Student ownership
Inclusiveness -> catering to multiple intelligences
Expectations based on respect
Accountability
Collaboration between students --> having them involved
Environment that stimulates kids to ask questions -> make them engaged, to be
curious
Created by how you make lessons, make it exciting for them
Make them want to be there
o Planning and the teacher's attitude
Planning
Routines
Need to think about everything that's going on in the classroom
How do you want them to do a particular activity?
Leaving the classroom can be chaotic if you don't do it right
Best method is to talk to students and ask how they want to be treated in the
classroom
Get it in their own words --> make them choose the rules
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