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The Skillful Teacher (Revised)

The Skillful Teacher (REVISED)

Angela Nichols

on 14 February 2013

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Policies Classroom Set up 2009 (click the title to view the video) Space Handout Attention https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXk8WIiwWWk Cangelosi, James S. (1988). Classroom Management Strategies: Gaining and Maintaining Students’ Cooperation. New York: Longman.
Saphier, J. Haley-Speca, M.A., Gower, R. (2008). The Skillful Teacher: Building Your Teaching Skills. Research for Better Teaching Inc. References https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1Ak0oAOAuk Bringing it all together… Internet/Email use policies
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Policies
Policies regarding the reporting of abuse, neglect, suicide threats, etc.
Emergency procedures
Fire, earthquake, bomb threat, intruder, etc.
Field Trip policies
Accident reporting procedures
Reporting academic progress
Purchasing guidelines
Substitute teachers
Requests for, planning, etc.
Use of videos, movies, and instructional materials Policies you’ll need to be aware of as a teacher Policies relating directly to students:
Attendance/Tardy Policy
Academic/Grading Policies
Telephone use (school phones, cell, pagers)
Student Dress and Grooming Policies
Safe School Policies
Weapons, fighting, intimidation, verbal abuse, etc.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Policies
Sexual Harassment Policy Be familiar with school policies from the start! Materials used should be visibly stored
Alleviate extra desks and open space Space Attention https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/attention-getting-signals-practice I will say SALAMI....
Immediately." SALAMI Hand signals
Voice levels
Eye Contact
Positive reinforcement
Speak the truth
Take care of issues instantly
Look for the good even when it seems Quick Tips Capturing students attention and sustaining their focus. Attention ModelingPracticingClassroomRoutines_CLIP.mov (click the title to view the video) Modeling Routines Video Title: Rules, Routines and Standards from the book Tools for Teaching by Fred Jones (click the title to view the video) Secondary Establishing Classroom Routines (click the title to view the video) Primary Housekeeping
Instructional Types of Routines A set of actions that are regularly followed Routines
Thinking Time
student to describe what he or she was doing wrong, the effects
the behavior had on the class, and what he or she will do to
correct the behavior
Continue with the assignment
The Buddy Room THE RULES:
Make it simple and understandable: post no less than three rules and no
more than six rules
Students will “own” the rules if you: have them expand on them
For better understanding: rules go according to the grade level
of the students
State the rules positively: the word NO should not be part of
any of the rules
Post the rules in a place that is visible from all parts of the classroom Discipline An Effective Discipline Plan Includes:
o Established rules
o Clear procedures
o Consistency
o Consequences and rewards
o Effective communication
o Administration support
o Parental support
o Good rapport with the
students Discipline Wrapping up Momentum https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nvZyE02EZ8U Read the scenario
Tell which sub parameter of momentum that it describes. Why? Activity Subdividing
Decreasing clutter when
Anticipating incidents that will break momentum Momentum Intrusion
Things that happen during
Lesson Flexibility
How you adjust a lesson
Preparing students for transition Momentum Provisioning
Things are ready to go
Managing multiple events
Short periods where nothing is
planned Momentum Provisioning
Lesson Flexibility
Anticipation Sub Parameters
Momentum Smooth ongoing flow of events in the classroom Momentum WHY?
Teaching Styles
Student population
Not all management strategies are effective for every teacher

Try different strategies to see if they work for you . . . It’s different for EVERYONE!! It’s effective discipline
It’s being prepared for class
It’s motivating your students
It’s providing a safe, comfortable learning environment
It’s building your students’ self esteem
It’s being creative and imaginative in daily lessons
And . . . What is Classroom Management? Angela Nichols, Ed.D, NE Regional Coordinator
Keisa Jackson, Ed.S. NE Regional Instructional Facilitator Classroom Management Eye contact, facial expressions, gestures, physical proximity to students, and the way you carry yourself will communicate that you are in calm control of the class and mean to be taken seriously.
Be free to roam
Avoid turning
back to class Proximity and Body Language Bring all needed materials to class.
Be in your seat and ready to work when the bell rings.
Obtain permission before speaking or leaving your seat.
Respect and be polite to all people.
Respect other people's property. Sample Rules For The Secondary Level Establishing Rules Be polite and helpful.
Take care of your school.
Behave in the cafeteria.
Do not hit, shove or hurt others.
Keep the bathroom clean. Sample Rules For The Elementary Level Establishing Rules Good classroom management results in high levels of student engaged time Primary purpose is to gain control of the classroom Classroom Management 1. Eyes on speaker
2. Quiet
3. Be still
4. Hands free (put things down)
5. Listen

Hold your hand up without saying a word and count… Practice this in the beginning frequently and have it posted around the room!
Examples: Give Me Five
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