Classroom management includes organization, allocation, and coordination of time, space, and students’ attention. It is essential to develop a personal philosophy of classroom management that promotes human flourishing. Your philosophy of classroom management will continue to change and develop over time as you grow as an educator.
In a 750-1,000 word essay, describe your personal philosophy of classroom management, student engagement, and motivation. Explain how each was developed and what influenced your philosophy in each area.
Address the following in your personal philosophy:
- What is your philosophy of classroom management, including how you will manage the classroom actively and equitably, create engagement, and motivate students in your future classroom?
- What are the benefits of having effective classroom management and what effect do school variables (class size, student achievement, discipline, environment, etc.) have on student behavior and learning?
- What home, social, and educational experiences have shaped your personal philosophy of classroom management and student engagement?
- How does technology play a role in your philosophy? How does it inspire student learning and creativity, in both face-to-face and virtual environments?