Education should not only teach students academic facts, but humanity, respect, and cooperation as well. All students can succeed in life if they are given the opportunity to develop under the guidance of supportive teachers and administrators. Education is realized in my classroom with effective teaching, focus on student success, and achievement and student ownership of their learning.
To be an effective teacher, my students have to be successful. My classroom focus is centered on the students as a whole and individually. I first identify each students' learning needs and then customize a comfortable learning environment for all. Creative lessons and assignments allow all students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge in a way they can best express. A positive learning environment also boosts students' self confidence in the classroom, which in turn produces a positive response to school.
While every class will require a slightly different approach to classroom management, all students should have some ownership for personal and classroom regulation. This ownership assists in creating a positive and flexible classroom environment. When students feel they have ownership, they take more pride and responsibility in the classroom and their work. Even though effective classroom management does not prevent any problems from arising the teacher and students can work together to solve situations in ways that are beneficial for everyone.