EDUC 0514 - Classroom Management

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to strategies for organizing and managing a classroom that will engage their future students in active learning. Creating an inclusive community in the classroom requires explicit proactive planning. There is an emphasis on democratic practices, empowering teacher language, observing students carefully, building relationships, as well as the philosophy behind the management of the classroom. The course asks students to critically examine their beliefs and change those that limit the opportunities for student voice and empowerment. The course teaches non-punitive practices of positive behavior supports that have a skill-building, problem-solving orientation. Equity, community, care, respect, and inclusion are consistent themes. Pre-requisites EDUC 0519 or EDUC 0544 or by permission.

Prerequisites: EDUC 0519 or EDUC 0554 or by permission

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