The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) defines classroom management as the way a teacher organizes and administers routines to make classroom life as productive and satisfying as possible. For example, teachers with good classroom management clarify how various tasks (such as distribution of supplies and equipment) are to be done and may even begin the school year by having students practice the expected procedures.
A set of strategies including communication, rules, expectations, feedback, behavior modeling, reinforcement, and guidelines that teachers use to maintain classroom discipline and keep students on task.
ways of organising the resources, pupils and helpers in your classroom so that teaching and learning can proceed in an efficient and safe manner.
A term used by many teachers to describe the process of ensuring lessons run smoothly without disruptive behaviour by students. It is possibly the most difficult aspect of teaching for many teachers and indeed experiencing problems in this area causes many people to leave teaching altogether. It is closely linked to issues of motivation, discipline and respect.
Classroom management is a term used by many teachers to describe the process of ensuring that classroom lessons run smoothly despite disruptive behaviour by students. The term also implies the prevention of disruptive behaviour. It is possibly the most difficult aspect of teaching for many teachers and indeed experiencing problems in this area causes some to leave teaching altogether.