• Junior High School Classroom Management

    Pages: 9

    A 9 page paper in the format of a proposal for an action research project. The problem is that some students disrupt their classrooms, which results in decreasing learning opportunities for all students. The sections of this essay include: Problem Statement, which includes a planning matrix for the study and a questionnaire to be used to gather needed information to validate the problem; purpose of the study, description of the community, including the school district; description of the work setting; the writer's role in the school; and a summary. No Bibliography.

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    students are consistently involved in disruptive behaviors. 3. Reading suggests that school-wide classroom management programs are successful in minimizing disruptions, thereby enhancing the learning environment for all students. Problem Some  Junior High School students are disruptive in their classrooms. Goal Significantly reduce student disruptions in classrooms. Evidence 1. Student disruptions are identified as speaking out of turn, asking inappropriate questions,  engaging in peer conversations instead of listing to the teachers instructions, deliberately dropping books or other materials, getting out of ones seat, deliberately bumping into others when moving from one  area to another, making remarks, laughing or giggling when there is nothing funny. 2. A survey of teachers at one junior high school will be conducted to determine the actual  extent of student disruptions in the classroom. Outcomes Students disruptions will be reduced by 75 percent. Causes 1. A school-wide classroom management program does not exist. 2. Students identified  with learning disabilities are distractible. They may or may not be responsible for the majority of the disruptions. 3. Teachers are not consistent in implementing their discipline processes, if they  have one. Solutions 1. Design, develop and implement a school-wide classroom management program specifically to reduce student disruptions. 2. Make adjustments for students with special needs. B. A  Questionnaire will be used to survey each teacher in the school for the purpose of obtaining information about the problem. 1. The survey will validate the seriousness of the  problem. 2. The survey will identify the most frequent types of disruptive behaviors. 3. The survey will lead to insight regarding which students are consistently involved in disruptive behaviors throughout  their classes. [Tutorial: Student, you will obtain this information from the questionnaire questions that can identify the students most often involved in these behaviors. In all likelihood, there is one 

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