EDUC-315 Classroom Management

Course focuses on managing classrooms from multiple perspectives which include but are not limited to: organization of classroom and materials, establishing rules and procedures, procedures for managing student work, getting off to a good start, planning and conducting instruction, managing cooperative learning groups, maintaining appropriate student behavior, communication skills for teaching, managing problem behaviors and managing special groups. Candidates demonstrate professional growth and reflection by constructing a classroom management plan consisting of rules, procedures, and consequences, writing a personal philosophy of classroom environment, and creating a newsletter and communication piece to collaborate between families and school. Emphasis is placed upon the importance of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships and the impact those have on the overall well-being of students.