Classroom Management Quiz Questions

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1.  Appropriate student deportment is critical to establishing and maintaining a __________ ___________.
2.  Clarify what is implied by “independent work time.” Does it mean that students have to work __________? Do they have to sit by themselves? Are they allowed to _________? Until the pattern is established by the teacher, student confusion may escalate to and become student choice, which may strike against lesson intent. Make sure you ___________ the parameters of your activities, rather than forcing your students to improvise as the activities unfold. 
3.  Learn the students’ _________ as quickly as possible. The sooner, the better, so the first day is the best. Experienced teachers often have an opening ___________ involving the use of their students’ names to help them to remember them more quickly. One such activity asks the student to name something they like that begins with the same letter as their name. An appropriate response would be, “My name is Megan and I like monkeys.” The teacher then calls on a second student and has her repeat the preceding student’s name and choice. The third student called must then repeat the information for the ___________ two students. This procedure repeats until all of the students have been identified, each student responsible for one more name than the last. The teacher ends the activity by naming all of the students before the instructional period is over. Calling a student by name is a powerful tool.
4.  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.
5.  Describe the __________ that govern student interaction. When students work cooperatively or in groups, what are the rules? A clear _____________ of pre-existing rules and classroom reorganization can prevent pandemonium and increase productivity. 
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.  The Big Picture I noticed once that a particular teacher always stood in the doorway and shook hands with each student that entered his class. He told me that by greeting each student and ___________ them in the eye, he had a head start on preventing problems and getting them into a learning mode. I checked later to discover that he has virtually ________ discipline problems that are referred to the administration.
8.  Be the first one in class or remain in the doorway to ___________ each student as they arrive to class. A _______ ________ is always present in a cage before the animals are introduced. It shows that the trainer is in control of the space. Similarly, to tame your own savage beasts, you should be the first in and last out of your room in order to stake your claim that it is your territory and that peaceful coexistence with you in that territory requires abiding by your rules. Use in conjunction with an IEA.
9.  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.
10.  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.
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  • 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. 
  • 12.  Eliminate __________ barriers between you and your students. This typically happens when the teacher is behind his desk and students approach to hand in an assignment or a test. The visual barrier prevents the teacher from full view of the class. When this occurs, watchful students may take the opportunity to create havoc. Position students so that they are always standing by your ________, not directly in front of you.
    13.  Implement appropriate accommodations when necessary. A student physically unable to actively learn is at a severe disadvantage in subjects such as physical education and fine arts. Instructional accommodations are needed to keep these students ____________ in the instruction. Other physical limitations, such as deafness and blindness, prevent affected students from complete and total access to the curriculum and may create a sense of frustration and hopelessness in the student. Fortunately, students with physical limitations are identified by the school and the information is shared with the teacher so that proper _______________ can be provided.
    14.  Monitor students who are absent from the classroom for ________ length of time. New students or students returning from home, hospital, or extended vacations may have missed too much and lag behind the rest of the class. A wise teacher shares curriculum, helps with lesson planning, and provides resources for ___________ teachers and arranges support for new students or students returning to class after a prolonged absence.
    15.  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. 
    16.  As a new teacher, it is helpful to visualize student problems in advance and prepare options for their remediation. Talking with _______ teachers,________ teachers, and _____________ is a good place to start. This workshop will help you formulate your classroom management strategies to minimize student discipline problems.
    17.  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.
    18.  Some students arrive ready to learn, some arrive ready to __________ learning, and some do little more than just ____________.
    19.  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.
    20.  Many new teachers make the mistake of ___________ too long to identify and enforce their rules. The best first step to establishing classroom discipline is to take steps on the ________ day.
    21.  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.
    22.  Once you have completed this workshop, you will be able to develop a ___________ ____________ ____________(PDM) and will understand strategies to manage student behavior in a wide variety of scenarios.
    23.  A number of _________ discipline strategies are presented that are particularly useful for smaller, misdemeanor types of offenses. Why use a _____________to drive a nail when a normal ____________ will do the job more quickly and efficiently? .
    24.  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.          
    25.  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?  
    26.  Be ___________. Teachers who expect and emphasize good things in class receive more of them, and vice-versa. Students need to know what the teacher expects of them. The teacher must then create lessons that direct the students to equal or exceed this level of expectation. Before, during, and after that happens, the teacher provides a positive outlook and expects success. An experienced teacher never misses an opportunity to ____________ a child for good behavior, quality work, or continued effort.
    27.  Sometimes students do not want to do what is in their best interest. When that happens the teacher needs a tool box full of responses that vary from ____________ and passive to _______________ and aggressive in order to deal with any discipline problems that arise. Additionally, a narrative is included that helps identify reasons for student misbehavior and how to tweak your disciplinary plan for maximum effectiveness. A sample Student Behavioral __________ and an Office Referral Form are available for use or modification.
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