Primary School Classroom

Management
WEEK 2
Prepared by:
Aida Nadiah Bt Mohd Isa
Siti Syahrun Nurul’Ain Bt Mohd Misan
Siti Najwa Bt Baharim
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Topic cover:
• Disposition and Moral
Practices
• Conducive learning
environment:
 Physical Environment
 Phycho- social Environment


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Disposition and Moral Practices

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Definition of Dispositions

Characteristic manners of behaving and
responding that flow from underlying values and
beliefs, and are informed by reasoning,
perceptions, and experience.
Young & McEwan

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Moral and
Ethical
Integrity
Demonstrated by:
• Sensitivity by interpreting situations & becoming aware of how we affect
others.
• Judgment through making decisions about which actions are right and
wrong.
• Motivation through prioritizing moral values over personal preferences
Compassion
& Respect
for Others
Demonstrated through:
• Caring behaviors, advocating, accessibility, & other-oriented decisions.
• Equitable treatment, acceptance of diversity, & openness to other
perspectives.
• Interpersonal behavior (intelligence) that demonstrates “the capacity to
understand the intentions, motivations, and desires of other people.”
Personal
and
Emotional
Wellness
and Vitality

Demonstrated through:
• Self-knowledge; discerning one’s beliefs, desires, fears, and capacities
• Emotional resilience, perseverance, appropriate expression of emotions,
stress
management, versatility, and adaptability to demands.
• Understanding of personal worth & commitment to a balanced, healthy
lifestyle.
Dispositions and Moral Practices
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Passion for
Teaching

Demonstrated through:
• A contagious love of learning.
• A positive attitude and work ethic.
• Motivation and engagement of students in the learning
process.
Spiritual
Sensitivity
and
Purpose

Demonstrated through:
• Living the examined life, discerning calling and
developing a personal vision.
• Acting upon one’s spiritual vision and call
• Guiding the student’s search for meaning (exploring
existential questions).
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Conducive Learning Environment
• Conducive classroom is applying a favorable
mood or atmosphere in a classroom to ensure
an effective teaching and learning process to
take place.
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Physical Environment
• Arranging the Physical Space.

• Desk Placement.

• Environmental Preferences.

• Temperature.

• Lighting

• Noise level.
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Basic Principles: Designing the Physical Environment of
the Classroom (Santrock, 2001, p.434)

•Reduce congestion in high-traffic areas.

•Make sure that you can easily see all students.

•Make often-used teaching materials and student supplies
easily accessible.

•Make sure that students can easily observe whole-class
presentations.


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Phycho- social Environment

The classroom which encourages
positive social interaction between the
teacher and students, and between the
students themselves.

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Psychosocial Environment
• Determine the quality of classroom climate.

• Relationship based on mutual respect, trust
care, faith, confidence, and recognition in one
another’s strengths and weaknesses.

• Determine quality of teaching and learning in
the classroom.

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Advantage of Positive Psychosocial Environment

•A deep sense of respect and love for the
teachers and other students in the class.

•Active student participation.

•Student initiated interaction between the
teacher and students.

•Students ask questions and clear their doubts
confidently.


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Guidelines to establish positive relationship with
students (Santrock, 2001, p.444)

•Give student a friendly “Hello” at the door or
anytime/anywhere you meet them.

•Have a brief-one-on-one conversation about
happenings in the student’s life.

•Write a brief note of encouragement to the
student.

•Use students’ names when calling students.

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• Show enthusiasm about being with students.

• Risk more personal self-disclosures, which
help students see you as a real person.

• Be an active listener.

• Let students know that you are there to
support and help them.

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