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Classroom Management and Discipline to Accommodate the Needs of a Diverse Student Population

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room Management and Discipline for Diverse Population I. Introduction The introduction will give develop the rationale for the essay. With diversity becoming a rule rather than an exception inside in the classroom, there is a need to re-examine the theories and principles in classroom management. The objective of the essay is to revalidate effective classroom management practices in the context of an increasing diverse population of students. The essay builds on the argument that while there are individual needs of the students, certain techniques and strategies needs re-invention. It does not however, call for a complete overhaul of the pedagogy. Instead, the changing demographics of students require teachers to engage in continuous professional development.
The introduction will give an overview of the structure of the essay. Apart from the Introduction, there are three major parts of the essay that builds on the argument that I wish to present. The final part is the conclusion, which summarizes the points I will raise to emphasise my argument.
II. Learning Theories and Philosophies
The second section will give a comparative analysis of major theories and philosophical issues in learning and its relationship with classroom management. This discussion with then highlight effective classroom management, specifically those that minimise disruptive behaviours while optimizing learning.
A. What is the impact of conceptions of learning on classroom management?
This section will examine the relationship of learning theories and classroom management. It will draw out from major philosophical trends that manifest in the relevant literature discussing classroom management. It will touch on behavioural management techniques and learning theories.
B. What are the effective strategies in classroom management?
Based on the previous discussion, I will present what are the contemporary strategies and techniques on classroom management. The strategies will be compared based on the objectives that they aim to address.
III. Diversity in the classroom
I will then discuss the impact of context in lesson planning and classroom management. I will discuss the importance of socio-cultural background and justify the need to incorporate these factors in the learning environment.
III. Accommodations and Adaptations for Diversity
I will discuss the common practices to accommodate and adapt instruction to the diverse needs of the students. This section will provide a critical analysis of the issues relating to addressing the challenge of teaching a diverse population.
IV. Conclusion
The conclusion will re-introduce the purpose of the essay and provide a summary of the issues discussed. It will then give a comprehensive overview in support of the argument that I wish to emphasize.
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