TITLE

Some simple and yet overlooked common sense tips for a more effective classroom environment

AUTHOR(S)
Simplicio, Joseph S.C.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Instructional Psychology;Jun99, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article is designed to share the experiences, insights, and strategies utilized by experienced teachers in making their classrooms more effective learning environments. These teachers believe that through the use of these teaching methodologies they have had a positive effect on how their students have learned. For already experienced teachers the ideas expressed within read like a checklist of commonly accepted practices. For such educators this article discusses how they can once again effectively utilize these strategies as they work to implement their teaching goals. To new teachers this article offers sound tips to help them along the path to becoming a good teacher. As a result of exploring such ideas this article provides an excellent foundation for implementing sound teaching strategies that will help students achieve their academic goals.
ACCESSION #
2229281

 

Related Articles

  • A SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF FIVE DIFFERENT STRATEGIES TEACHERS USE TO MAINTAIN ORDER. Traynor, Patrick L. // Education;Spring2002, Vol. 122 Issue 3, p493 

    The purpose of the study was to confirm the pedagogical soundness of classroom order strategies. The review of the literature identified five strategies teachers use to maintain order: (1) coercive, (2) laissez-hire, (3) task oriented, (4) authoritative and (5) intrinsic. Each strategy was...

  • Two-Minute Tips.  // NEA Today;May2003, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p17 

    Describes techniques done by teachers in the U.S. in managing a class. Use of harmonica to instill class harmony; Technique in ensuring class participation.

  • Práctica de la enseñanza y gobierno de la clase. Javier Merchán Iglesias, Francisco // Revista Española de Pedagogía;2011, Issue 250, p521 

    This article emphasizes, firstly, the importance of studying the practice of teaching in the classroom. After noting the methodological difficulties and the conceptual difficulties that raise the research in this field, stressing the need for an explanatory framework for the performance of...

  • Back to the Basics of Classroom Management. GUERCIO, RYAN DEL // Education Digest;Jan2011, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p39 

    The article discusses classroom management techniques teachers can employ to control disruptive students and create a better educational environment. The author explains several methods he has used in cultivating his classroom environment, which include establishing and maintaining authority...

  • Classroom Management Preparation in Texas Colleges and Universities. Banks, Marla K. // International Journal of Reality Therapy;Spring2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p48 

    In an effort to determine which classroom management models were being taught in Texas colleges and universities during the '01-'02 school year, surveys were mailed to 68 higher education teacher preparation programs in the state. This study attempted to identify the most popular models and to...

  • GUESSING GAME.  // American Teacher;Apr2005, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p5 

    Focuses on substitute teacher Marcie Rose of San Francisco, California's suggested activity to do during "down time" in the classroom. Identifying each student's attributes.

  • QUICK SETTLE.  // American Teacher;Apr2005, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p5 

    Focuses on Ann Parow of Ogdensburg, New York's suggestion for study hall teachers who have difficulty getting students to settle down to work. Giving students time limit to get settled; Giving reward to students by letting them talk to one another at the end of the period.

  • CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: MYSTERY OR MASTERY? Spillman, Carolyn V. // Education;Fall80, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p41 

    Many educators are finding that the most difficult task in teaching is that of structuring and maintaining an environment which is conducive to learning. This article examines somo basic principles underlying success or failure in classroom management. These principles include an awareness of...

  • Managing the Inquiry Classroom: Problems & Solutions. Lawson, Anton E. // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p641 

    Presents information on a study which described problems in the management of an open inquiry science class. Identification of classroom management problems; Solutions to the problems.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics