Classroom Management Solutions for Teachers: New Methodologies, Effective Motivation, Cooperation and Evaluation Strategies

Description

Concept by Sheila Corwin

This course has been created for teachers who want to learn more about managing an effective and up-to-date classroom that encourages participation and engaged learning using the latest techniques and classroom tools.

Teachers will learn more about managing a classroom through reflection, teacher observation, and case scenarios, which encourage discussion and resolution of the most common classroom problems. 

Through interactive and engaging activities participants will learn how to boost motivation, establish classroom rules, provide clear instructions, monitor, develop rapport, incorporate pair and group work, and gain tips for encouraging students to reflect on their own classroom behavior.

In addition, the course will include a discussion on what exactly a Flipped Classroom is and how this new teaching ‬method can be put to use with the subject being taught. Finally, assessment and evaluation will be addressed along with the incorporation of student portfolios, rubrics, and presentation strategies.

By the end of this Classroom Management course, participants will have gained greater insight into what makes a classroom run smoothly and what it takes to “Flip” their own classrooms. They will also become more familiar with Project and Task-Based Learning and take away ideas for evaluating student learning and participation effectively.

What is included

 Unmatched Support: full day chat assistance

 Fully Fundable: tailored on Erasmus+ budgets

 Flexibility Guaranteed: easy changes with minimal restrictions

 360° experience: from coffee breaks to cultural visits

 Post-Course Training: 100€ voucher on 40+ online courses

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to: 

  • Manage a classroom effectively by establishing rules with logical consequences; 
  • Deal with difficult behaviors by working on collaborative solutions;
  • Give clear instructions, organize pair and group work, and develop positive relationships;
  • Motivate learners and get them to reflect on their behavior;
  • Organize and plan for a Flipped Classroom experience;
  • Assess students and provide feedback using portfolios, rubrics, and other forms.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Course introduction & classroom management

Course introduction

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
  • Icebreaker activities and warm-up games;
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools. 

Classroom management

  • Dealing with typical classroom management problems and techniques to solve them; 
  • Establishing classroom rules with logical consequences; 
  • Providing clear and concise instructions.

Day 2 – Monitoring and reflection

  • Monitoring pair and group work;
  • Managing pair and group work;
  • Looking at typical classroom management case studies;
  • Asking students to reflect on their behavior; 
  • How to use behavior rubrics;
  • How to maintain student-centered learning.

Day 3 – Vision and mission statements

  • Working on Vision and Mission statements with Classroom Management in mind; 
  • Looking at our own classroom management behaviors as teachers;
  • Assessment: Rubrics and Portfolios;
  • Managing the Flipped Classroom; 
  • Creating a Flipped Classroom lesson.

Day 4 – Motivation

  • Working on Motivation: basic notions and ICT tools to captivate students’ attention and facilitate learning.

Day 5 – Classroom diversity

  • Managing different cultures in your classroom;
  • Cooperative Learning; 
  • How can everyone evaluate and provide feedback;
  • Professional Development; 
  • Class discussion of personal cases and brainstorming of possible strategies.

Day 6 – Course closure & cultural activities

  • Course evaluation: round-up of acquired competencies, feedback, and discussion;
  • Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance;
  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.

Upcoming confirmed sessions

LocationDatesStatusEnrol
Split1-6 Jul 2024ConfirmedBook »
Florence15-20 Jul 2024ConfirmedBook »
Strasbourg15-20 Jul 2024ConfirmedBook »
Berlin22-27 Jul 2024ConfirmedBook »
Dublin5-10 Aug 2024ConfirmedBook »
Florence19-24 Aug 2024ConfirmedBook »
Strasbourg19-24 Aug 2024ConfirmedBook »
Florence21-26 Oct 2024ConfirmedBook »

Dates and locations

= confirmed date

You can register for any date, even if it's not yet confirmed, especially if you're interested in courses several weeks away. Once we have a few more enrollments, we will confirm the date. If we are unable to confirm it, we will offer you alternative options.

Barcelona

Price: 480€*

Berlin

Price: 480€*

Dublin

Price: 580€*

Florence

Price: 480€*

Split

Price: 480€*

Strasbourg

Price: 480€*

Strasbourg, France

Cultural Activities

One walking tour
A half-day excursion on Saturday

OID: E10279002480€*

*A 60 € late registration fee will be applied if you register less than 8 weeks before the course start date.

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Reviews about this course

Mariuccia Lo Feudofrom Berlin
5 stars

Really enthusiastic about the course because I've learnt new methodologies and I've shared ideas with colleagues from other European countries. Our teacher, Mrs Ada Rigacci, is a very professional one; she's really friendly and supportive to all people who need help, especially with the use of the English language. I want to suggest this school in Berlin to everyone who wishes to take part to an Erasmus + KA101 project.

Giuseppina Serrafrom Berlin
5 stars

I had a very good time in Berlin with other European colleagues. I’ve learnt a lot of useful strategies to manage the classroom in a digital time. Many thanks to Mrs Ada Rigacci and to all the staff of Carl Duisberg school in Berlin. Everyone should enjoy such an experience, learning in a comfortable, qualified school. Thanks to Erasmus+KA101 projects.

Beatrice-Oana Lapusneanu
5 stars

It was an extraordinary experience. I learned interesting things about active teaching methods and classroom management. Ilaria Barbieri, our trainer, is a very well trained teacher who has been able to motivate us, adapt to the needs of the group and maintain a positive atmosphere.

Laura Sandu
5 stars

This course represented a great experience for me! It was well-structured, easy to understand and innovative at the same time. I learned many useful things which will help me motivate my students in becoming autonomous learners, more self confident and more involved in the learning process. Our trainer, Ilaria, is a real professional, an open-minded person, who knows how to adapt to the learners' needs.

Merle Udso
5 stars

Thank you so much for all of it, Sheila! You made me think about a few things and I am really happy I had you as the teacher. One thing was the importance of handouts and in connection with this when we give them and of course clear instructions. I'll definitely want to try out flipped classroom and will ask for more feedback. If this course makes me a better teacher, it'll be thanks to you. Thank you, again!

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