Effective Classroom Management Strategies

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Chapter 1 The Problem and Its Setting Introduction One of the hardest parts of being a teacher is how to cope with a large number of students every day and dealing also with their student misbehaviour. However, the teachers shared their idealism and enthusiasm in teaching while playing an important role in providing the students a good classroom setting through classroom management strategies for better learning. Of all of the activities of a teacher, effective classroom management is one of the most important (Lewis, 1999) to increase the provision of quality instruction, and to decrease student misbehavior, and distraction from schoolwork (Kennedy, 1996). Classroom management is the process by which teachers and schools create and maintain appropriate behavior of students in classroom settings. One of the main purposes of classroom management strategies is to develop the pro-social behavior and increase the academic engagement of the students (Everston and Weinstein, 2006). Effective classroom management principles generally work across with the majority of all subject areas and grade levels (Brophy, 2006). The effectiveness of teachers teaching quality and students learning are determined by the effective classroom management. Effective teachers provide a sound, supportive and friendly environment inside the classrooms where students’ security, safety and welfare are the main concern. According to a 2006 survey of pre-K through grade 12 teachers conducted by
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