Classroom Management Philosophy Essay

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Classroom Management Plan A. Theoretical Introduction Philosophy of Classroom Management My philosophy of classroom management is based on the individual relationships I form with each student, on the relationships they form with each other, and on the expectations I place on myself in relationship to my capabilities as a teacher. Just as with adults living together in our global world, I believe that as a teacher, it is my responsibility to recognize the individual differences inherent to every child “living together” in the classroom, and to implement an environment of mutual respect and support of social camaraderie with an ambition towards education. I believe that the structure of …show more content…
If a student demonstrates misbehavior, communication (instead of instant/verbal punishment) must arise so that the student is given the opportunity to realize his/her errors, guided towards a self-realization of consequences, and towards a plan for self-improvement. We live in a democratic society, and so it is my belief that by mutually agreeing upon rules with my students, I am being proactive by encouraging students to practice self-discipline through collaboration of behavioral rules, and through promoting awareness and respect of our individual differences. Assumptions: the nature of young people and learning Each student will bring his/her own set of needs and expectations, his/her own emotions and anxieties, and his/her own experiences and backgrounds, to the learning environment I facilitate; it would be a false assumption for any teacher whose expectations fall short of this reality. With this in mind, the achievements of all students will depend upon their individual learning styles and upon the conditions in which they are nurtured and educated. I believe that all children are capable of learning and acquiring knowledge if we tap into and respond to what “works best” for the individual student. Our children can learn and enjoy learning if we utilize teaching methods and provide learning opportunities which are

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