Classroom Management

FIRST DAYS OF SCHOOL: From Stress to Success

Course No. ED447E, ED547E

Based on one of the best-selling books on classroom management and student achievement, this course will help you make the first day of school, and every day, more successful!
Our text is The First Days of School: How to be an Effective Teacher by Harry & Rosemary Wong. Regardless of your level of experience, you will enjoy the text and will want to savor it instead of rushing through. In addition to inspirational stories, you will find it packed with practical examples that you can take right to your classroom.
We’ll go step-by-step in the text through skills that will lead you to success. As you complete assignments, you will be inspired to be a teacher-leader instead of a stressed-out worker. With the economy down and class sizes up, it is more crucial than ever to use effective classroom procedures. You will learn practical, time-tested techniques for teaching and managing students. Decreasing your stress level, you will learn new skills to help decrease the achievement gap. You will master specific strategies to enhance student learning, as well as engaging techniques that inspire and motivate.
We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus
  1. Studied management practices that result in high levels of student achievement.
  2. Reviewed their own personal classroom management style and created new procedures for use in the classroom. 
  3. Explored mastery learning and other effective ways of increasing student engagement.
  4. Designed their own professional teacher-leader plan to meet their needs and interests.
  5. Reviewed and researched strategies to stay inspired as a teacher-leader.

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