Management Styles & What Makes an Effective Teacher

Presented by Susan, Liz, and Laurie

For Our Presentation

We are going to be role playing three different management styles. Please behave as if you were a student in middle school.
Ask questions.  Actively participate.

What is Susan‟s Management Style? .

Students often have assigned seats. Students must be in their seats at the beginning of class. Desks are usually in straight rows. Students are not encouraged to move freely around the classroom. .Authoritarian Management Style      Teacher places firm limits on the students.

.Authoritarian Management Style    Teacher rarely gives hall passes or recognizes excused absences. Students know they should not interrupt the teacher. Since verbal exchange and discussion are discouraged. students do not have an opportunity to learn or practice communication skills. It is often quiet.

Students are expected to listen to the lecture to gain the necessary knowledge. . Students receive praise and encouragement infrequently if at all. Teacher makes no effort to organize activities such as field trips.Authoritarian Management Style     Teacher often gives no indication that he\she cares about the students.

Teacher‟s management style does little to increase achievement or motivation. Students feel powerless and may not want to initiate any activities.Authoritarian Management Style     Teacher tells his/her students what to do and when to do it. Students are not encouraged to set personal goals. Students often don‟t care for the teacher and say that he/she is too strict. .

What is Laurie‟s Management Style? .

Teacher may not address undesirable student behavior. . Teacher cares more about students‟ feelings than classroom control. Teacher may be inconsistent when enforcing rules.Laissez-faire Management Style      Teacher establishes few rules. Teacher may be in contact with students outside of school.

‟ Students often like this kind of teacher even if they sometimes don‟t learn. Students may have lower motivation to achieve. .Laissez-faire Management Style     Students are allowed to „do their own thing. Students could develop undesirable social skills.

What is Liz‟s Management Style? .

 Has few rules or demands.  Feels preparation is useless:  Uses same materials year after year.  Appears uninterested. .  Doesn‟t prepare special projects or field trips.   Lacks confidence to discipline students.Indifferent Management Style  THE TEACHER… Is not very involved with the class.

 Have low achievement motivation.  Don‟t learn very much.  May lack self control.  They are just going through the motions.Indifferent Management Style  STUDENTS IN THIS SETTING.  . Have few opportunities to observe or practice communication skills...

. and 9. This is your score for the authoritarian style. This is your score for the indifferent style.  Whatever score is the highest is your management style. This is your score for the laissez-faire style. 8. Add your responses to statements 6. 5.How to Find Out Your Management Style  Use the worksheets from the presentation. 10.     Add your responses to statements 1. and 7. and 12. Add your responses to statements 4. Add your responses to statements 2. and 11. This is your score for the authoritative style. 3.

Use these slides to help you evaluate your teaching methods. The information on the next to slides comes from the book The First Days of School.What Makes an Effective Teacher    The next 3 slides are about how to be an effective teacher. They are examples of the authoritative management style. .  If you are not teaching use it when observing teaching in your practicum.

consistently. Works at being intentionally inviting. Creates an inviting classroom. Comes to work dressed for success. Ensures the mental and physical safety of all students. Is a role model for all students. Realizes that teaching is not a private practice.An Effective Teacher…                                Establishes good control the first day of school. listens. Helps organize 1st Day of School celebration. Goes to professional meetings to learn. Has an inviting personality. Listens. school‟s and department or grade level‟s curriculum. Understands the research process. Teaches with proven research-based practices. Plans a classroom welcome for the first day. Is flexible and adaptable. Maintains an inviting stance. listens. Designs lessons for student mastery. Has a personal goal of high expectations. Affects and touches lives. Thinks and behaves globally. Seeks out a mentor who serves as a role model. Comes to work approximately dressed. Establishes good classroom management techniques. Works cooperatively and learns from colleagues. Has a statement of positive expectations ready for the 1st day of school. Knows the differences between an effective teacher and an ineffective one. Can explain the district‟s. Does things right. . Exhibits positive expectations for all students. Creates a classroom environment that communicates positive expectations. Has a goal of striving for excellence.

Prepares. Is lovable and capable. Trains students to know what they are to do. Greets the students with positive expectations. Explains the posted rules and is willing to make changes as the class situation requires. . Thinks through a discipline plan before school begins and conveys the plan to the students when school begins.” Has a controlled. Posts the assignment in a consistent location.An Effective Teacher…                               Says “Please” and “Thank You. Teaches the class where to find the assignment. Has all the seats facing the teacher for the activities of the 1st day of school. Maximizes proximity to materials. Has a classroom with little confusion or wasted time. Communicates with parents and students before school starts. prepares. Takes roll quickly and quietly. Is able to explain why he or she is a professional educator. Takes roll after the students are on task. Arranges the seats to expedite the task. Has seating assignment and 1st assignment ready. Maximizes proximity to the students. disarming smile. Has students working on task. Has assignment posted daily. Does not disturb the class during roll taking. Keeps a running progress of student work. Has a discipline plan posted when students arrive on the 1st day of school Posts a maximum of 3-5 rules or responsibilities. Has a posted morning or class-opening routine. Knows what results should be recorded Designs or modifies a grade record book to record these results. prepares. Can document annual professional growth.

Chooses rather than decides. Rehearses the class so that procedures become class routines. Uses formative tests to determine the appropriate corrective help. Works cooperatively and shares with colleagues. annual portfolio that shows that he or she is an effective master teacher Implements a career risk plan Address people by name. Has students earning their own achievement. Helps establish and enhance the school culture. Practices enhancement techniques. Reteaches a procedure when necessary and praises to reinforce when appropriate.An Effective Teacher…                            Discusses the plan so that the students understand the logic of it and consider it reasonable. Keeps students actively engaged in learning. not on a curve. Has well-thought-out and structured procedures for every activity. Writes criterion-referenced tests. Cultivates a positive reputation. . Writes objective that tell the student what is to be accomplished. not a subject or a grade level. Can produce an updated. Involves the administration to help guarantee and enforce the plan. Teaches the procedures for each activity early in the year. Has high expectations and confidence in his or her capacity to teach young people self-discipline. Writes assignments that will increase the rate of student success. Teaches students. Knows how to write objectives at all levels of Bloom‟s taxonomy. Grades and encourages for percentage mastery. Gives both formative and summative tests. Writes structured cooperative activities. Maximizes academic learning time.

ilstu.Resources  http://www.  This site from Integrated Lesson Plans describes three teaching styles: permissive. and democratic.  This site from ISU Physics Teacher Education Program examines four classroom management styles: authoritative.indiana. authoritarian.  This site from Teacher Talk presents the “What Is Your Classroom Management Profile?” October 28.html Online. indulgent. and permissive. authoritative.html Online. It includes tips on how to keep students on-task. November 4.integratedlessonplans. 3003. October 28. with-it-ness. and overlapping. laissez-faire and indifferent. It includes links to web pages that explain these four types in greater detail. .html Online. 2003.  http://www. at.  http://www. te/ her2. It outlines four classroom management styles: authoritarian.

org/articles/parentingstyles. William Martin of the Monmouth University contains the “Really Big List of Classroom Management Resources” links for teachers. Teachers could find this information helpful when addressing different kinds of students in the classroom. CA: Harry T.Resources  http://www. 2003. Harry K. Inc. Wong Publications.tripod. It includes links to other teacher resource pages as well. 2003.  http://drwilliampmartin. .  This site from About Our Kids (New York University Child Study Center) discusses parenting styles and children‟s temperaments. & Rosemary T.html html Online. 2001. Wong. Mountain View..   Wong. This site from Dr. November 4. How To Be An Effective Teacher The First Days of School. October 28.

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