DATES & LOCATIONS

17-21 July 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

17-21 July 2023 - Barcelona, Spain

04-08 September 2023 - Paris, France

04-08 September 2023 - Paris, France


CONTENT

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:

- Identifying typical classroom management problems

- Learning about the best techniques and methods to solve the typical classroom

management problems

- Getting familiar with universal classroom management strategies

- Working on model ideal behavior

- Encouraging initiative among students

- Building Learning Portfolios

- Focusing on nonverbal communication skills

- Learning the common features of Z generation, their concerns, interests and ways to

motivate them

- Getting familiar with new teaching and learning techniques and methods (Flipped Classroom and some Web2.0 tools)

- Managing multi-culturalism in classes

- Improving 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.

- They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.

Validation:

- A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.

- A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demands it, as well.

DAILY SCHEDULE

1st Day

Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)

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

2nd Day

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

Classroom management strategies for individual students

- Use EdTech that adjusts to each student

3rd Day

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

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

4th day

Discuss how to motivate Z generation

- Create a flipped classroom lesson

Sample applications to create a flipped classroom

- Edmodo, classdojo

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)

Management of multi-culturalism in classes, cooperative learning,

 

- Give equal assessment and feedback in the classroom

5th day

Improvement of the personnel skills and capacities of the students

- Discussion of the specific cases related to the class Management of multi-cultural classes

Overview of the course program

Evaluation of the course program

Filling the feedback forms

Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate