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Classroom Management for Educators




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Course level: Continuing Teacher Education

In this course, participants examine strategies for managing their classrooms more effectively. Student behavior and misbehavior, techniques for classroom preparation, setup and management, and discipline models are explored. Participants learn how to establish and communicate expectations in their classroom and create a positive learning environment. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.



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Student Behavior, Misbehavior, and Discipline

  • Differentiate between behavior, misbehavior, and discipline.
  • Describe conditions that promote misbehavior.
  • Determine the issues to address in a discipline plan.
  • Compare discipline models.
  • Explain how effective teaching techniques influence discipline.

Classroom Preparation, Setup, and Management Techniques

  • Propose an ideal classroom setup.
  • Identify ways to obtain parental support and involve parents in your classroom.
  • Create a classroom management plan.

Student Accountability for Rules and Procedures

  • Identify ways to respond to student violations of rules and procedures.
  • Apply techniques to hold students accountable.
  • Communicate rules and procedures to students.

Establishing a Positive Classroom Environment

  • Explain how positive communication affects student behavior.
  • Explain how diversity influences the dynamics of a class.
  • Apply instructional strategies to increase student involvement.
  • Describe how multiple intelligence strategies can promote a positive classroom environment.


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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