Managing the Classroom

Classroom Management


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Introduction 0:45

Before Class Starts

Classroom Setup to Avoid Management Issues 4:24

Ideas for Successful Anticipatory Sets 2:03

Specific Examples of Anticipatory Sets 2:38

Opening Class

Organizational Strategies for Classroom Management 2:42

Welcoming Your Students 3:08

Building a Classroom Community

Getting to Know Your Students 2:37

Interacting with Students Outside the Art Room 3:18

Letting Your Students Get to Know You 4:08

Creating Shared Experiences 3:26

Instructional Strategies for Engagement

Keeping Students Engaged and On Task 4:26

What to Do During Down Time 3:24

Dealing with Minor Behavior Issues

How to Deal with Side Conversations 2:40

Dealing with Other Distractions 2:58

Strategies for Managing Materials 2:45

Dealing with Major Behavior Issues

How to Prevent Major Behavior Issues 5:50

Avoiding Escalation 4:23

How to Reset with Your Worst Class 3:31

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Managing the Classroom

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Explore strategies for dealing with both common and unexpected management challenges

  • 2 Learn how positive interactions with your students can lead to fewer management issues

  • 3 Discover how to prevent major behavior issues and avoid escalation

A positive, proactive approach is often the best way to manage your secondary classroom. In this Learning Pack, you will discover a number of strategies to help you get your classroom running smoothly. Explore every aspect of your classroom management routine and learn how to deal with all types of behaviors. Whether you need to establish new routines or tune up what you are currently doing, you’ll be able to develop a plan for success.

Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
Daily Management
5.1 Celebrates student successes
5.2 Sets and communicates art room expectations, routines, and procedures
5.4 Communicates with parents and families

Student Behavior
5.9 Demonstrates rapport with students
5.10 Manages behavior so the classroom environment is conducive to learning

Abby Schukei

Abby Schukei

AOE Writer and Middle School Art Teacher

Abby is a 7th and 8th grade art teacher in Omaha, NE. She focuses on creating meaningful experiences for her students through technology integration, innovation, and creativity.


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