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Maintaining an Effective Learning Climate for Elem Settings


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Course level: Graduate

This course examines the strategies used in managing a positive classroom environment within the framework of today’s diverse student population. Topics include models of discipline, establishing expectations and procedures, motivating students, parent communication, managing disruptive students, and materials management and record keeping. The course focuses on helping teacher candidates to develop an individual classroom management plan appropriate for their targeted grade levels and needs.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Today’s Classroom

Classroom Management and Establishing Classroom Expectations and Procedures

The Classroom as a Community

Engaging the Learner

Working With Parents and Addressing Disruptive and Off-Task Behaviors

Materials Management and Record Keeping


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.

Next Steps

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