DATES & LOCATIONS

17-21 April 2019 - Berlin

17-21 April 2019 - Berlin

(DONE)
19-23 August 2019 - Antalya

19-23 August 2019 - Antalya

(DONE)
18-22 November 2019 - Barcelona

18-22 November 2019 - Barcelona

(CONFIRMED)
06-10 April 2020 - Antalya

06-10 April 2020 - Antalya

(CONFIRMED)

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Classroom Management: New Approaches, Effective Motivation, Cooperation and Evaluation Strategies

There are some topics that are so broad, so overwhelming that it’s hard to know where to begin. For teachers, classroom management can be one of those topics. It is a critical skill; some say it’s more important than content knowledge. And yet, there is no single method or protocol to follow to ensure success. So what’s a new teacher, or a teacher returning to the classroom after many years away, to do?

What is classroom management?

Simply put, classroom management refers to the wide variety of skills and techniques that teachers use to ensure that their classroom runs smoothly, without disruptive behavior from students.

Where do I begin?

Fortunately, there is no shortage of resources available to help you master the art of classroom management. There are mountains of books, podcasts, seminars, and classes dedicated to the subject. We’ve teased out the main components from some of our favorites to help you begin.

This course is designed to state some practical and innovative ways to manage to motivate your students to learn and acquire skills and knowledge.

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

  • Identify typical classroom management problems
  • Get familiar with the best techniques and methods to solve the typical classroom management problems
  • Know about universal classroom management strategies
  • Build their own Learning Portfolios
  • Focus on nonverbal communication skills
  • Learn the common features of Z generation, their concerns, interests and ways to motivate them
  • Get familiar with new teaching and learning techniques and methods (Flipped Classroom and some Web2.0 tools)

Objectives of the Course:

  • To identify typical classroom management problems
  • To learn about the best techniques and methods to solve the typical classroom management problems
  • To get familiar with universal classroom management strategies
  • To work on model ideal behavior
  • To encourage initiative among students
  • To build Learning Portfolios
  • To focus on nonverbal communication skills
  • To learn the common features of Z generation, their concerns, interests and ways to motivate them
  • To get familiar with new teaching and learning techniques and methods (Flipped Classroom and some Web2.0 tools)
  • To manage multi-culturalism in classes
  • To improve the personnel skills and capacities of the students

Methodology:

  • Discussion
  • Building Learning Portfolios
  • Working in groups
  • Designing lesson plans and creating virtual classrooms
  • Working on case studies
  • Questioning, Answering and Discussing
  • Brainstorming

Target Group:

  • Teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.

Preparation:

Before the course,

  • A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds and training will be completed by participants.
  • The participants will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own school policies and education systems.

Validation:

  • A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.
  • A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demand, as well.

DAILY PROGRAM

1st Day

  • Registration Introduction to Program
  • Presentation of the participant schools (3 minute presentations by each participant)
  • Building your Learning Portfolio
    Typical classroom management problems and the techniques to solve them
  • Universal classroom management strategies
  • Model ideal behavior
  • Let students help establish guidelines
  • Document rules
  • Avoid punishing the class
  • Encourage initiative
  • Offer praise
  • Use non-verbal communication
  • Give tangible rewards
  • Build excitement for content
  • Offer different types of free study time
  • Write group contracts
  • Assign open-ended projects

2nd Day

  • Classroom management strategies for individual students
  • Use EdTech that adjusts to each student
  • Interview students
  • (To ask students to manage their behavior)
  • Address bad behavior quickly
  • Consider peer teaching
  • Gamify personal learning plans
  • Work on typical classroom management case studies

3rd Day

  • Work on mission and vision statements that take into account classroom management
    Consider our own classroom management behavior as a teacher
  • Evaluation, success and portfolios
  • Identify the general features of Z generation
  • Discuss how to motivate Z generation
  • Create a flipped classroom lesson
  • Sample applications to create a flipped classroom
  • Edmodo, classdojo

4th day

  • Work on motivation strategies
    Basic concepts that attract students' attention and facilitate learning
  • ICT tools to motivate students and facilitate learning
  • Presentation of a sample lesson plan (using ICT tools and flipped classroom modeling)

5th day

  • Management of multi-culturalism in classes, cooperative learning,
  • Give equal assessment and feedback in the classroom
  • Improvement of the personnel skills and capacities of the students
  • Round table meetings in the classroom
  • Discussion of the specific cases related to the class Management of multi-cultural classes
  • Presentation of portfolios
  • Summarizing the course achievements
  • Assessment of the course
  • Certificates