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Classroom Management

Classroom management is a broad term that includes a conceptual framework, instructional procedures, behavior management techniques, physical organization of the classroom, integration of reinforcement and instruction, evaluation activities, and a year-long planning model. How teachers manage their classrooms is related to students' performance on academic and behavior measures. Efficient models of effective classroom management are comprehensive in that instruction and behavior management are merged into an integrated system. All aspects of teaching and managing are considered: (a) instructional delivery, (b) curriculum design, (c) grouping students, and (d) use of time for instruction. In addition, an instructional approach to classroom management is proactive in that before a behavior problem occurs, teachers carefully and strategically arrange their classrooms to encourage student participation in all learning activities, ...

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