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Classroom Management Plan
Due on or before August 10.
Based on work by Lori Newcomer, Ph.D., University of Missouri
Determine your vision and mission for your classroom.
Vision: what outcomes are you looking to achieve with your students?
Mission: what will you do on a daily basis to make sure your vision is achieved?
Describe how you will…
Set the tone on the first day of school and begin building relationships with your students.
Create a positive, well-managed classroom space (what will be displayed? how will materials be organized?, etc.)
Create a positive, well-managed classroom environment (what procedures and routines will you teach during the first two weeks, such entering the classroom, taking attendance, asking questions, getting class attention, etc.?).
Define 3 - 5 classroom rules.
Get specific! Big ideas/themes, such as respect, are important values, but only if they are translated into specific behaviors. For example, respect can be demonstrated through not interrupting others, showing up on time, etc.
List any school-wide expectations, rules, policies that you are expected to follow (ask for this information when hired).
Explain consequences for breaking classroom rules. Be specific as possible and then be sure to follow through!
Tying it all together.
Write a contract/letter explaining your rules, consequences, rewards, procedures, and expectations to students and parents.