The Importance Of Classroom Observation

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While interviewing a parent who has a child who is in 1st grade, she stated to me that she is very happy about how the teacher and school communicates with her about her daughter in school. When I asked her how the classroom and school-wide behavioral expectations are communicated to her? She stated that teachers are very big when it comes to communicating with her. She stated that in the beginning of the school year the parents were allowed to come meet their student’s teachers. This event was called teachers and parents meet and greet. During this meet and greet the teachers explained their expectations on how the students should conduct their selves. She also stated that the teacher collected their emails and she emails all the parents on …show more content…
The teacher allows the students to come up with the rules because the teacher wants to show the students that they have power in the classroom as well. She wants them to know that her class is a community and everyone inputs counts in her class. The parent also explained to me that the classroom has many positive behaviors, signs and rules so that it can remind the students on how they are supposed to behave. From this question it helped to me realize that students should be the ones that comes up with the rules. Students should be ones that come up with the rules because they are the ones that are going to be following them. It Is important to give students some type of authority in the class. Giving students authority makes them feel as if their voice is being heard in the class. When I become a teacher, I will make sure that the parents and students are aware of behavioral expectations that I have for my …show more content…
When I asked her about the reflections on the overall degree of effectiveness of her school’s behavior-management program, she said that she is very happy with it. She stated that one reason that she loves the school that her daughter is in is because they have some much involvement in the school. She stated that the school is very big on communication. She informed me that the school has procedures in which they are to follow for their behavior-management plan. They also come up with action plans that support the accomplishment of the behavior management plan. She likes that she knows what the rules are in the classroom and school. She always likes that she knows exactly what will happen if her daughter breaks any of the rules. I believe this is important that parents know exactly what will happen if their child breaks a rule because there will be no surprises to the parents. Keeping the parents informed is the most effective thing that a teacher and school can do for the parents. When I become a teacher, I will make sure that my students are aware that I am there to help them get an education and to help them enjoy school without any interferences. Interferences meaning as students behavioral

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