Managing The Classroom

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Managing The Classroom by Mind Map: Managing The Classroom

1. The Teacher in the Classroom

1.1. Proximity.

1.1.1. Teachers need to consider how close they should be to the students they are working with.

1.2. Appropriacy.

1.2.1. Deciding how close to the students you should be when you work with them is a matter of appropriacy.

1.3. Movement.

1.3.1. Most successful teachers move around the classroom to some extent.

1.4. Awareness.

1.4.1. Awareness means assessing what students have said and responding appropriately.

2. Using the Voice

2.1. Audibility

2.1.1. Teachers need to be audible. They must be sure that the students at the back of the class can hear them just as well as those at the front.

2.2. Variety

2.2.1. It is important for teachers to vary the quality of their voices and the volume they speak at according to the type of lesson and the type of activity.

2.3. Conservation

2.3.1. It is important that they breathe correctly so that they don't strain their larynxes. Breathing properly means being relaxed.

3. A successful classroom involves

3.1. How the classroom space is organized.

3.2. How students are working on their groups.

3.3. How we use our voice.

3.4. How we appear to the students.

3.5. The way we talk to students.

4. Giving instructions

4.1. There are two general rules for giving instructions

4.1.1. They must be kept as simple as possible.

4.1.2. They must be logical.