CLASS ROOM RULES AND REGULATIONS
Effective Classroom And School-Level
Disciplinary Practices Play A Significant Role In Classroom Management.
Helping students to govern their own behavior in ways that
help them learn should be the long-standing goal of all teachers. Based on the
literature reviewed and on my personal teaching reflections, I would like to
promote good discipline in the classroom by implementing the following
- Knowing school guidelines for
- Being fair, positive and consistent.
Be the kind of person young people can like and trust: firm, fair, friendly,
courteous, enthusiastic and confident. Trying to keep the sense of humor.
- Providing a list of standards and
consequences to parents and students. Making sure they are consistent with
district and building policy. When in doubt, asking a colleague or the
- Keeping classroom orderly.
Maintaining a cheerful and attractive classroom rather than a disorderly one
that might encourage disruptive behavior.
- Getting to know the students.
Learning their names quickly and using them in and out of class. Anticipating
trouble before it begins, but not acting as though trouble was expected.
Learning the meaning of terms, especially slang used by students.
- Beginning class on time and in a
- Making learning fun, interesting and
relevant to the students' lives. Poor planning and a full curriculum can
provoke disruptions. Praising good work, good responses and good behavior.
- Never threatening or using sarcasm.
Never using threats to enforce discipline. Never humiliating a student.
Avoiding arguing with students.
- Letting the students know how much
you care. Determining what is acceptable in terms of behavior and achievement
and what is not. Showing interest in what students say whether or not it
pertains directly to the lesson.
- Treating students with the same
respect you expect from them. Be mobile, walking around the room as students
work or respond to instruction.
- Keeping voice at a normal level.