Publication Date

12-2-2016

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Zalesky, Dianne

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Literacy Education (LTCY)

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis is to explore the role of behavior management techniques in the classroom and to determine if students learn best in a student-centered classroom or a teacher-centered classroom. This exploration through interviews and research, will help to find out how teachers create a positive learning environment for a diverse group of students in the classroom and how a student-centered technique versus how a teacher-centered technique works in the classroom. In my opinion, if teachers do not set up a positive learning environment for all students in their classroom, then they will not be in control of their classrooms. Classroom management/expectations and creating a positive work environment are some of the most important things to set up in the beginning of the year so that the students know that if they are respectful to the teacher and their classmates then they will be respected in return.

Extent

23 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

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Media Type

Text

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