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Classroom Management Quiz Questions

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1.  Familiarize the students with the class rules and penalties the ___________ week of school. Students will usually give you a week or two to establish control of the classroom. During this “honeymoon period,” insist on proper student deportment, citizenship, and self-discipline. It’s the best time to set the _____ and work ethic of the class. Teacher actions even on the first day form an impression with the students that will _____ for the entire school year.
  • Handle discipline problems _____________. If you wait too long to take action, that action will have little effect. Besides, the longer you _________ to act, the worse the situation usually gets. 
  • 3.  In many cases, subtle disciplinary responses are better suited to ____________ problems and preventing them from ______________ because they provide opportunities for the teacher to remind the students of existing class rules in a ______________ way, and they do so without affecting the flow of the lesson.
    4.  Use the overhead or LCD __________ instead of the chalkboard. The overhead allows teachers to face the class and maintain eye contact with students. It also allows the teacher to use pre-made transparencies, _____________ the need to write in front of the class. If class control is a problem, avoid writing on the chalkboard because it requires you to turn your back on the class.
    5.  Define what acceptable class ______________ looks like. Does the teacher expect the students to ________ passively as they absorb learning from the teacher or is it okay for students to roam freely about the room? Likewise, when are students encouraged to s____________ in a whole class discussion?  
    6.  A wise teacher can maintain class control so subtlety that the majority of the students in class are ____________ she is even doing it
    7.  Teacher Tip: Check with your school before deciding your method. Most schools have a ___________ for accepting late work. 
    8.  Behavioral modification techniques must be used effectively and ___________ throughout the school year in order to keep students focused. However, there are a few things you can do very ___________in the school year to minimize later student behavior problems.
    9.  Begin class with an Introductory __________ Activity (IEA). This is also known as a pre-operational set or “warm-up.” The IEA allows the class to begin as the students enter the room, not when the teacher decides to begin class. Most IEAs are displayed in the same prominent location every day so the students can see them as they enter the room. An effective IEA may ask the students to respond to a question from a _________lesson or begin previewing today’s lesson. It is designed to focus the attention of the students while preparing them to learn so that the teacher may complete clerical duties such as taking ___________. Most discipline problems occur at the beginning and the end of class, and IEAs help to get the class period started on the right foot.
    10.  Student misbehavior makes life ____________ for a typical teacher.
    11.  Use Form A to communicate with a substitute or other specialized teacher. Note that this form may be amended to suit the particular needs of the user. It can be used as a monthly, weekly, or daily lesson plan. When completed, this document should communicate exactly __________ the substitute teacher should accomplish and ____________ it should be accomplished, without any misinterpretation. It can also be used as an __________ lesson plan to be filed with the school administrator for those unfortunate days where unusual circumstances require the teacher to be out of school. 
    12.  _____________ the correct procedures for handling and storing equipment and materials before allowing the students to work with them. Subjects like art and chemistry have elaborate, expensive, and easily broken equipment. In certain subjects like industrial arts, the students may have to pass a practicum before using a particular piece of machinery. Included with these procedures are the appropriate times for wearing safety glasses, aprons, and other items of protective clothing as well as the location of the safety shower, eyewash, and fire extinguisher. A lack of rules or enforcement of rules can lead to a student and/or teacher injury and resultant lawsuits. An ounce of ____________ is better than a pound of your ____________.        
    13.  As the leader of the classroom, you have to define what behaviors are _______________. Whereas some rules and procedures are _____________, some classroom characteristics are not. All teachers are different, as is the learning atmosphere in each of their classrooms.
    14.  Appropriate student deportment is critical to establishing and maintaining a __________ ___________.
    15.  Constantly ____________ throughout the room. When a teacher moves around, the students sense that the teacher uses the entire space and the “front” of the room can be any location. When giving a test, it is helpful to sit __________ the students so they do not know exactly where the teacher is located or where the teacher is looking. A student who is looking around while taking a test is either trying to find the teacher for help or they are looking to see if the teacher is ____________.
    16.  Employ all of the above strategies in a ______________ , ___________ manner, and in a _____________ most effective for the given situation. The ability to make complex judgments based on the seriousness of a behavioral offense, the atmosphere of the classroom, and the previous history of a student comes with experience and forethought.  
    17.  Adjust the location of student __________ to promote or limit student-student interaction. Placing students in _________ limits interaction; placing desks together in small groups enhances student-student interaction. Students working in cooperative groups are not as noisy if their desks are pushed together. The teacher can always direct the class to rearrange the seating before and after the activity. All seating arrangements must allow the teacher easy access and close proximity to all students.
    18.  Determine whether or not the student has been correctly __________ to your class. Guidance counselors have been known to make mistakes, usually from a lack of good information or from a simple clerical error, like placing a student into advanced class 4D instead of introductory class 4B. These students are easy to identify and often ask the teacher why they are in that class. The teacher simply needs to connect with the appropriate guidance __________ to remedy the situation. Not correcting the error may doom a student to sit in a class for which the _________ have not been met. This is especially difficult for student enrolled in sequential courses that require and build upon prior learning such as foreign language and mathematics instruction.  
    19.  Seize opportune moments to instruct students how to “__________ __________.” Whether it involves a classroom situation or an outside recess activity, specific instruction concerning how to pick teams, how to line up, how to pass in single file, and how to handle disagreements, when reinforced at the teachable moment, are effective in preventing future problems.          
    20.  For students who need more ___________, models for a progressive discipline plan are presented in such a manner that they can be easily modified for use in any new teacher’s classroom. Additionally, a sample Student Daily Disciplinary Form and a Student Cumulative Disciplinary Form are provided that can be used to _________ continuing discipline problems when additional record keeping is required.
    21.  Ensure that your students are able to keep up with the ____________. A student that is hopelessly ___________, for whatever reason, is a potential classroom disruption waiting to explode. In this case, the teacher needs an intervention/remediation plan to bring the student up to an acceptable level of performance. This plan may include differential instruction, peer or professional tutoring, or make-up sessions conducted during lunch or after school. 
    22.  It is the teacher’s responsibility to _________ and enforce the rules. If the students _______ create the rules for their own classroom, they are more likely to remember and abide by them. Ideas are provided which allow students a modicum of ____________ in the creation of these rules and the consequences for not abiding by them. Tactics are presented which allow the teacher to facilitate the development of their own rules that coincide with existing school rules.
    23.  The _____________ of ____________ between a teacher and his students is commensurate with his potential success in the classroom. After all, one cannot enforce rules that aren’t first understood by all parties involved. 
    24.  Have the students complete an ____________ card on the first day. Make sure it contains the home and work phone numbers and names of their parents or legal guardians, as well as the best time to reach them. Make sure the students include their parent’s first and last names (in case the parent’s and student’s last name are different). Keep it on file for the entire year. If you have a phone in your classroom, ____________ a parent’s work phone number during in class is a mild deterrent for student misbehavior.
    25.  Position yourself so you can always _________ the entire class. Often teachers circulate around the room (which is a good thing), but end up turning their _________ on parts of the class for a prolonged period of time while they help a student (which is a bad thing). Continuously move about the room in a manner that allows the teacher to see as many students as possible. Avoid prolonged standing in a position that places students at your back.
    26.  Be ____________. Have a structured, student-centered lesson that requires students to remain attentive and active. Idle __________ are the devil’s workshop; idle __________ magnify the problem.
    27.  Students have unique backgrounds and experiences, so every day the teacher needs to address a wide spectrum of __________ student ____________.
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