Classroom Management Plan Your task is to create a developmentally appropriate classroom management plan for a selected age level within the early childhood program. Your plan should reflect your individual personality, teaching style, and philosophy of education. It should also define your goals as an early childhood education classroom manager and reflect your ability to synthesize the knowledge and insights gained from the readings, research, and discussions.
Your plan should include: A philosophical statement on your beliefs about classroom management, and a description of your teaching style. A description of your classroom design: A description and rationale for the climate you intend to create and nurture in your classroom. Be sure to include the age range/level of the students (i.e. 4-5 year olds, pre-K program). What strategies and techniques will you use to create an inclusive classroom environment for all students? A description and rationale for the logistics of the classroom – furniture arrangement, seating arrangements, storage of materials, use of wall space, control of environmental factors, etc. You may include a map to illustrate your classroom arrangement if you wish. Classroom expectations
: How are classroom rules created? What might classroom rules include? How are classroom rules and expectations communicated to students, parents, and administrators? Classroom procedures: How will curriculum be selected? How are lessons structured? How do they start and finish? How will technology fit into your plan? How will you adapt educational activities to meet the needs of young children with diverse backgrounds? How will student learning/progress be assessed? Child Guidance: What strategies and techniques will you use to use to promote self-discipline in young children? How will you communicate your strategies with parents and other family members? Conclusion: Statement of how your plan reflects a positive learning environment that is developmentally appropriate.
The Final Paper: Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. Must use at least nine scholarly sources. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.