EDU 450 Topic 1 Discussion Question 1
What is the connection between human motivation and behavior modification?
EDU450 Topic 1 Discussion Question 2
What is the relationship between teaching and management? Explain.
EDU 450 Topic 2 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
Compare and contrast procedures and rules. Give detailed examples of each.
EDU450 Topic 2 Discussion Question 2
When should you teach your procedures? What does it mean to “teach, model, and practice” your procedures? How might procedures have an effect on student achievement?
EDU 450 Topic 3 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
Use the “Behaviors and Consequences” document to do the following:
Identify three behaviors for each of the following categories: minor, intermediate, or major. Explain why you feel each behavior belonged in each category. How would the classroom be different if you did not have categories, or were inconsistent with your placement within the categories?
EDU450 Topic 3 Discussion Question 2
What are the pros and cons of a reward system? Discussion should include tangible/extrinsic (candy, stickers, etc.), social/intrinsic (praise), and privileges (time).
EDU 450 Topic 4 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
What are two or three ways teachers should handle difficult behavior situations before sending the student to the office? What are the benefits of not sending students to the office? Explain your rationale.
EDU450 Topic 4 Discussion Question 2
When should a teacher write a referral for a student to go to the office? What specifically can the office do that a teacher cannot do? Explain your rationale.
EDU 450 Topic 5 Discussion Question 1
What are three ways that teachers effectively build positive relationships with their students/parents? What is one way that you will effectively build positive student/parent relationships?
EDU450 Topic 5 Discussion Question 2
As a teacher, what does it mean to be professional? Explain.
EDU 450 Topic 6 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
Discuss classroom engagement strategies that are appropriate to students’ developmental levels and that encourage critical thinking.
EDU450 Topic 6 Discussion Question 2
What is cooperative learning? Do you think it is an effective teaching strategy? How often should teachers use cooperative learning?
EDU 450 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1
What is(are) the most important day(s) of the year? Explain.
EDU450 Topic 7 Discussion Question 2
What are five things that you believe should have accomplished by the end of the first week of school? Explain
EDU450 Topic 8 DISCUSSION QUESTION 1
What are the two most important aspects of classroom management that you have learned in this course? Explain.
EDU450 Topic 8 Discussion Question 2
How confident do you feel about implementing your classroom management plan in your first year of teaching? Explain.