Classroom Management Is An Enjoyable Place Essay

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Every teacher has a vision of what the perfect classroom would be. All students would well behaved, the students are all making all A’s and she gets through all her lessons each day. Well the world isn’t perfect and this is not how the classroom will be, but with the right classroom management skills the classroom can be an enjoyable place. First, teachers must know what classroom management and according to Weinstein classroom management “not only seeks to establish and sustain a caring, orderly environment in which students can engage in meaningful learning, it also aims to enhance students’ social and emotional growth” (Weinstein, 2011, p.5). In my classroom I have so many ideas and goals that I want to reach but three of the most goals I hope to accomplish through classroom management is behavior management, incorporate student interest into the classroom, and building social skills.

Although classroom management is more that just yelling at students all day to do the right thing, student behavior plays a major role in the operation of the classroom. In a classroom of 25 first grade (the grade i would like to teach) students there has to be some kind of behavior management or the teacher would end up pulling their hair out each day. It is very important for teachers to set clear expectations of the behavior that the students exhibit each day when they enter the classroom. I think allowing students to help create rules that they must follow will allow them to feel of…

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