Oct 22, 2021  
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BAST 421 - Classroom Management


5 credits

Prerequisites
Admission to the BAS-TE program.

Designed to complement the first quarter of student teaching, this course will guide candidates in examining current theory, research, and best practices related to classroom management and the creation of an inclusive and productive learning environment. Recognizing that leading and managing students is a complex process, students will consider, practice, and reflect on a variety of strategies and techniques, grounded in an understanding of how learners grow and develop, that facilitate positive student-teacher interactions and the development of a community of learners. This course will include opportunities to reflect on practicum observation.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

Course Outcomes
  • Read and reflect on theories and practices of CLM, in order to both understand the connections between classroom structures, curriculum, and strategies for managing challenging students, as well as how to create and sustain conditions that support teaching and learning in diverse elementary classrooms
  • Understand that the classroom is a community of learners and will consider strategies that, from day one, assist in the development of that sense of community
  • Consider, practice, and reflect on a variety of strategies and techniques that may facilitate effective classroom management. They will recognize that leading and managing students is a complex process that cannot be reduced to a simplistic list of techniques


Note
BAS-TE degree course.



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