Welcome to EDUC 4454 Primary / Junior Management Bell Work: Please Bookmark: http://drwilliampmartin.tripod.com/classm.html Then read p. 2 of course text “Principles of Classroom Management” & Complete the First Analysis using 1 of the first 2 case studies. Introduction Course Outline Course Text – “Principles of Classroom Management” - PCM Website www.nipissingu.ca/faculty/carolj Management problems are the major cause of teacher stress Practicum Debriefing In small groups, answer the following questions: 1. What kinds of management techniques did you observe? 2. What kinds of behaviour did you observe? Where does Management fit into Teaching? Analytic Influence Intellectual Inspire Rational Impress Reasoning Persuade Thinking Touch Good Teaching (Venn Diagram) A discipline problem exists whenever behaviour interferes with teaching, the learning of others, is unsafe, or destructive What about ……… Refusal to do homework Not paying attention in class Drawing pictures or scribbling Making faces, eye rolling, mimicking Motivational Problems Get class going and deal with after Affective Domain Problem - rest of class following suit Problem - accountability Consistency Follow Through Management issues are often the area which directly and indirectly cause teachers to require intervention during teacher evaluations. Using the definition of a discipline problem, categorize each of the following as a discipline or non-discipline problem: “Principles of Classroom Management” – p.40 A student consistently tries to engage the teacher in conversation just as class is about to begin A student continually comes to class one minute late A teacher stands in the hallway talking to fellow teachers during the first three minutes of class A student does math homework during social studies class A student interrupts a lecture to ask permission to go to the bathroom A student often laughs at answers given by other students A student doesn‟t wear safety goggles while welding in industrial arts class A grade one student continually volunteers to answer questions but never has an answer when he is called on A grade four student refuses to wear a jacket during recess A grade seven student constantly pulls the hair of the girl who sits in front of him. Application Part A: In small groups look at questions 3 and 4 (p.40). Try to come to a consensus for the answers. Part B: Create a folder for Classroom Management. Within this folder create another folder entitled Management Plan. Within a new file & using the subheading “Definition of a Behaviour Problem”, succinctly as possible create your own definition of a Behavioural problem (make sure it covers all areas). SAVE this file as Behaviour Management Plan! Homework: Read chapters 3 and 5 for next class. In your Behaviour Management Plan file make a new subheading called „The Importance of Making Learning Interesting in Proactive Classroom Management‟. Write one small paragraph on the importance of paying attention to the affective domain when planning lessons based on our discussion in class today.