suggestion for creating an effective
• Establish clear expectations
• Foster positive relationships
• Create a safe and welcoming space
• Use a variety of teaching strategies
• Provide timely and specific
• Incorporate technology
• Model appropriate behaviour.
• Establish fair environment.
• Engage parents and guardians
• Be consistent
• Reinforce and compliment good
• Share personal experiences, such
as goals, accomplishments.
• Be clear about the consequences
for bad behaviour.
Youhave to consider the three main factor:
1) What activities will you teach?
Read a story, small group activities, show a video, have students work
independently, teach a whole group lesson, teach rules and
expectations, taking a test, etc.
What is the mosteffective
2) How many students in your class?
-10 to 25
3) How big is your class?
-large or hall
Traditional or Row
• Teacher center
• Focus on teacher
• Best for large class
• Large space for students
• Giving lecture and explain
• Q&A session
• Best for exam
• Disengaging students
• Limits interaction
• Limit observation
• Walk a lot in class (teacher)
• Students at the back seem
to drop off lesson
• High voice
• Encourage interaction
• Control behavior
• Easy to hear everyone
• Draw attention
• Best for role
• Shy student
• Student numbers
• Require more space
• Need removable desk, table
• Every teacher likes to arrange their classroom layout for the largest
student benefit. Students need to focus and see what is going on in
the classroom at any given time. Their seating arrangement can help
• Although no perfect arrangement exists for all situations, a classrooms
layout may need to change based on what a student needs are and
how the class material is being presented.