Fundamentals of Classroom Management
Focusing on the components of self-control and teaching to classroom expectations. This course uses the evidence-based Time to Teach classroom management model. This model is research-based, practical, proven, and are ready to use in the classroom.
Perhaps one of the most unchallenged assumptions in school settings today are that students are arriving open to learning and willing to behave. This course focuses on developing classroom management strategies to nurture effective classroom norms, sustain high levels of engagement, and to maintain self-control and take deliberate action when presented with difficult classroom situations. Learn powerful self-control strategies to remain calm and react optimally when challenged. Acquire tools to effectively monitor and respond to the classroom climate to maximize instructional time.Register Now
Approximately 30 hoursUp to 6 months to complete coursework
Ways to Learn
2 PDUsGraduate Level Professional Development Credit
Online and self-paced | Dedicated mentor | Interactive assignments
Real-world case studies | Earn graduate level professional development credits
Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the foundational theories and practices of Time To Teach classroom management
- Design individual and specific lesson plans for teaching to classroom expectations
- Integrate new strategies into their daily practice to maximize teaching time and limit discipline disruptions
This course is part of the 3-course Classroom Management program. Taking courses in this recommended order will help you build a strong foundation and progress through the program with success.
1. Fundamentals of Classroom Management
2. Classroom Management: Relationships and Ecology
3. Classroom Management: Accurate and Timely consequences
PreK-12 teachers, Teacher candidates, School administrators, Para-educators
Earn your credit in 3 simple steps
Complete the course.
Receive credits and obtain an official transcript.
This course is offered through University of Massachusetts Global’s School of Extended Education in partnership with Center for Teacher Effectiveness and Time To Teach
What are Graduate-level Professional Development Credits?
Graduate-level professional development credits are not part of a degree program but instead are primarily used for professional advancement such as salary increment steps and recertification. Students should seek approval from appropriate district officials before enrolling in these courses.