Classroom Environment Section: Choose 6 procedures that you feel all students need to follow in order for your classroom to run smoothly. Describe the procedure using the template provided.
SAMPLE Procedure Ideas Beginning of the day (after each recess/transition):
1.___ What signal is in place to get your students’ attention?
2.___ What procedure is in place to determine how the students enter the class?
3.___ Do students know what to do for each entry time? (Entering in the morning…write in their journal, after 1st recess…DEAR – drop everything and read etc.)
4.___ What is in place for the disobedient student?
5.___ What do students do with returned homework or notes from home?
During work times – whole or small group:
1.___ What is the signal or routine for leaving your classroom (washroom etc.)?
2.___ What is the procedure for the students finishing early? Be ready for this.
3.___ How do you establish what the acceptable noise level is?
4.___ How do students get help and when do they leave their seats?
5.___ When can students sharpen their pencils or put something in the trash or re-cycle bin?
1.___ What is the routine for incomplete or missed work?
2.___ What is the consequence for late work?
3.___ Where do your students put completed work?
4.___ How do you track student work?
1.___ What routines are in place for dismissal?
2.___ What routines are in place during announcements?
3.___ What are your expectations during group work to ensure students are on task?
Teaching Procedures Template
|Procedure to teach:|
|Opening: rationale for the procedure|
Intro to New Material: step-by-step instructions for enacting the procedure
Guided Practice: one way to practice and provide feedback
Re-teach, Rehearse, Practice
Procedure Support: http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/columnists/charney/charney003b.shtml
PART 2– Dream Classroom: Design your “dream” classroom for the grade level that you are currently are teaching or plan to teach. Explain in one page or less your rationale of the classroom set up. (Include student desks, teacher desk, computers, bookcase, pencil sharpener, make up work station, etc.)