October 19, 2011
Comparing discipline, management, behavior and misbehavior can at times be impacted by one or all of these words. Discipline and management can have many parallels in the classroom but yet the two can have so many different meanings or interpretations. In order for discipline and management in the classroom to be successful, misbehavior and behavioral systems need to be in place for children to understand the appropriate and inappropriate actions in the class. To gain a better understanding of these four words, defining it would be necessary. The definitions of discipline, management, behavior and misbehavior are as follows:
School discipline is the system of rules, punishments and behavioral strategies
appropriate to the regulation of children and the maintenance of order in schools. Its aim
is to control the students actions and behavior.
The structure in place in the school, impacts the success or failure of the teachers and students: An analogy of a blue print, how a blue print expresses the need to have a plan.
Classroom management:. According to Evertson and Weinstein, classroom
management has two distinct purposes: “It not only seeks to establish and sustain an
orderly environment so students can engage in meaningful academic learning, it also
aims to enhance student social and moral growth”
Managing all components of the classroom at all times: Having eyes in the back of your head
Behavior: The manner in which one behaves. The actions or reactions of a person or
animal in response to external or internal stimuli. One of these actions or reactions: The
manner in which something functions or operates
The behaviors taught by the teacher which he/she expects their students to follow in the classroom. Flea training, an analogy of how our environment can condition us.
Misbehavior: improper, inappropriate, or bad behavior.
Students awareness of appropriate...