Virtual and Hybrid Classroom Management: Keeping it Positive!
Grade Levels: K-12
Various areas of classroom management within the virtual classroom will be explored, including considering all remote or virtual teaching and hybrid environments. Strategies for setting expectations for behavior in the virtual classroom, engaging students in synchronous and asynchronous learning, teaching social skills, teaching cooperative learning strategies in online or hybrid environments, building student buy-in, managing with consistency, and other topics will be explored in depth throughout the course.
In this course, participants will gain insight into virtual and hybrid classroom management and ways to keep a positive focus. Shifts in classroom practices in the virtual and hybrid classroom will be highlighted, including setting up a positive classroom culture, explicitly teaching expectations and reinforcing positive behaviors, and building positive relationships with students. Research shows that teacher’s actions, including classroom management, have a high impact on student achievement. Numerous studies conducted over the past few decades have outlined the importance of having a classroom where students and teachers are clear on behavioral expectations as well as consequences for inappropriate behavior. The importance of classroom management extends to the virtual and hybrid learning environments as well.
This course will explore practical teaching strategies to integrate positive classroom management into the virtual or hybrid classroom. Various areas of classroom management will be explored, including developing relationships with students in the virtual environment, teaching social skills, teaching cooperative learning strategies, rules and expectations for participation in a virtual environment, student buy-in, consistency, and other topics. Participants will learn about the “public praise/private conversations” philosophy and how it can change the dynamic of the classroom.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: TNKL courses receive letter grades.
Course Location: www.teachnkidslearn.com
HOW TO ACCESS YOUR COURSE MATERIALS:
Within 1-2 business days of your Ashland registration, you will receive an email from your course content provider, Teach & Kids Learn, containing instructions on how to access your course materials. A note, their emails are sometimes forwarded to junk or spam folders.
You'll work with TNKL, using their LMS, to complete the course, at which time, your instructor will post your final grade here to your AU transcript. You'll receive an email notification from Ashland PDS when the grade posts, with instructions on how to view and order transcripts.
Ashland Professional Development: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Location of Meeting:online at: www.teachnkidslearn.com