Classroom Management

Every teacher faces the challenge of having a classroom focused on learning objective, a classroom devoid of distractions. The purpose of implementing classroom management strategies is to enhance and increase academic engagement of students. Effective classroom management is an amalgamation of variety of skills and techniques, which ensure the smooth functioning of a learning oriented classroom. The most important factor in managing effective classroom is to ensure students are motivated to learn.

"Supporting and developing orderly and productive classroom environment is the foundation of good classroom management"

- Dr. Carolyn Evertson

Time Management

The goal of classroom management is to not only maintain order but to optimize student learning. Managing time effectively is one of the required skills to achieve this goal. .Time Management is the technique of planning and managing time in a way to make the most favorable use of it.

The Time Management workshop focuses on planning time effectively and maximizing learning. It covers dividing the class time in various categories and utilizing each of these categories to cover different aspects of learning; some best practices to standardize processes to minimize transition and wastage of time. Teachers with effective time management skills are able to accomplish flourishing results with students.

Communication Skills

Effective classroom management requires good teacher-student relationships. Good communication skills help remove walls and barriers and form a bond between teachers and students. Good communication also helps convey clearly to maintain discipline and establish classroom practices to minimize disruptions.

The Communication Skills workshop helps build upon the interpersonal communication to enable better bonding with students. It covers aspects like using communication effectively to establish ground rules, standard practices and build mechanisms to minimize distractive conversations amongst students. Effective communication between students and teachers augments learning abilities.

Humour in Classroom

Learning; lecture after lecture: is not really fun for students. A bit of humor and zest can gain the attention of students and intensify their learning. Humor brings in a sense of acceptance and creates a positive environment in the classroom. Humour used correctly from time to time, in context with the subject also helps keep the students engaged by grabbing their attention. Students will also be mischievous at times and a teacher is required to handle situations on the go. A situation can be handled in various ways. A teacher has to be creative and spontaneous to act on a given situation/topic and turn it into a witty one.

The Humour in Classroom workshop focuses on such aspects of classroom Management. Learning to incorporate humour in classroom makes a teacher more acceptable and loved by students; and keeps the classroom environment lively, which is more conducive to learning.

Classroom Discipline

To facilitate smooth learning for all students, teachers need to maintain a semblance of discipline in the classroom. A teacher must manage the right combination of order and chaos; to facilitate learning as well as interaction; to maximize learning. There are numerous approaches to enforcing discipline in the classroom, apart from the traditional system of discipline by punishments and rewards.

The Classroom Discipline workshop introduces and practices the teachers in these alternative approaches, where they can keep the classroom lively while maintaining required order in the classroom. Establishing classroom discipline through innovative techniques creates an affirmative learning environment.

Classroom Environment

Environment forms the third pillar of education. The right environment plays a very critical role of getting the students prepped up and motivated for learning. The role of a teacher is to create a safe and positive environment which facilitates maximum learning. Classroom Environment needs to be conducive for learning. Upon entering the classroom, students should feel the positivity and encouragement.

The workshop on Classroom Environment teaches creating learner centric classroom environments from the physical to emotional. Teachers who are able to create a learning environment where the students feel safe and respected; promote full-scale learning.