Classroom Control and Its Benefits for the ESL Setting
Classroom management focuses on ways use to ensure and secure a comfortable atmosphere in the classroom, these are ways the teacher uses to make the classroom conducive for learners, to achieve this task, the teacher must set up rules that eliminate unwanted behavior that get to disrupt learning. Different approaches can be put in place by the teachers to achieve his objective while taking into consideration the age and level of the kids.
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Classroom management will engage students in the learning process and make teaching organize and interesting and will further create a friendly relationship between teachers and student, which improve learning. classroom management will help the teacher to understand the level of learner and thus know from what angle to make amends in other to help the weak students improve.
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Most important the teacher should have a solid plan before day one, with this solid plan you can outline and give a rundown plan on how the school year will cover then you have prepared their minds and they will be ready for the task and take the challenge, the more your students have a clue of what the year will cover gives them more chances to be successful and make sure you enforce your rules and consequences consistently and get your student to involve and excited throughout the year.
The teacher has to take his job seriously, be devoted and be serious and equally to be patriotic of his profession he the teacher should take full control over his class make rules and instruct the student in the course of his lesson. Encourage learners and giving more positive feedback than negative ones. Another important point to consider is that the teacher should be able to speak aloud and clearly to be understood by everyone and also apply the right theories at the right time to ensure coherence throughout the course.
The teacher should be a role model in his class, the teacher should portray good qualities which students admire and want to be like the teacher. like being polite, love and treat all equally and giving all students the equal opportunity in the classroom. Another important point is for the teacher to praise and encourage students for their good performance.
The teacher should avoid getting every student to involve in punishment caused by a few, this can train teacher and student relationship thus jeopardize the smooth running of the class, What the teacher should do is to call students in a friendly manner be polite when asking question to student, this approach will help you get along easily with students.
The teacher should some times celebrate students success by throwing a class party just to motivate them and to make them understand that success is rewarded that will encourage them to always make the teacher proud of them
Another way to encourage and make the student feel their teacher is concern about them is to giving tangible rewards to active learners for instance for those active learners who are attentive and responding to questions the teacher can applaud them that will push other students to want to gain that same reward thus getting others hard working
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conclusively classroom management is the gateway for the efficient functioning of a classroom. With this concept teachers and learners can achieve their goals thus teachers should carry out more research on how to run the classroom and give in the best for learners
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