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My Personal Classroom Management Plan
Marwan Wilson
Grand Canyon University
EDU 450 – Classroom Engagement & Management
Ashley Calhoun
February 12, 2012

Abstract
A teacher in the classroom setting is considered a professional in that environment because they have the training and skills necessary by which to create a setting which is conducive to learning. To aide in the establishment of a setting which is conducive to learning the teacher must create guidelines which help to provide structure for expected behavior as well as for the dissemination of information between teacher and student. Organization and careful planning are two elements which help to create an environment which is not only conducive to learning, but also provides structure which is crucial to helping students to develop and flourish in the classroom setting.

My Personal Classroom Management Plan
It is very important for teachers to develop a classroom management plan to help provide students with proper guidance related to the operation of the classroom setting. Students must learn how to act in an appropriate and acceptable manner with their teacher and peers. Providing students with guidelines for those interactions is an essential task so as to insure that the classroom operates at an optimum level daily. The classroom management plan should help to promote positive student behavior by clearly delineating those behaviors which are inappropriate and unacceptable for the classroom. In the textbook titled “Classroom Management for Academic Success” which was written by Lee Canter, the author states, “The foundation of any teacher-student relationship is respect. To build trusting relationships with all of your students, your students must respect you” (p. 90). He further states, “Effective teachers recognize that building trusting relationships with student’s means putting in the time...