Management and Organization:
A Game Plan for Success
To manage behavior in the classroom, effective teachers use
anticipatory responses to reduce misbehaviors and are consistent in
their delivery of consequences.
- Identify the causes of misbehavior and develop routines and
experiences that reduce these occurrences.
- Utilize proximity to monitor student involvement and behavior.
- Model appropriate behaviors.
- Communicate and reinforce class rules and procedures.
- Implement your school’s peer mediation and conflict resolution
plan to maintain peacable behaviors.
- Use verbal and non-verbal cues to redirect inappropriate
- Follow through with all infractions by following the school’s
behavior management plan and the student code of conduct.
- Communicate both positive and negative behaviors with parents and
- Use appropriate consequences.
- Immediately correct behaviors.
- Help students to recognize inappropriate behaviors and related
- Use neutral language when correcting behaviors.
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