In this session, you will be expose to a variety of strategies for managing your technology-enabled classroom. You will then engage in a whole-group discussions to collaboratively address individual concerns about developing a safe and productive digital culture in your individual classroom.

Learning Outcomes

MHHS staff will be able to:
  • discuss and reflect on classroom management strategies across 3 distinct domains.

I. Creating Digital Culture | 5 minutes

The best classroom management strategy is an engaging, effective, and efficient technology-enabled lesson. The following ideas can help address common "off-task" behaviors during technology-infused instructional activities.

II. Ground Rules | 10 minutes

Set clear expectations for responsible use of technology or Ground Rules (guidelines for participation) long BEFORE using technology with students. Here are some process/tools to establish your ground rules WITH students.
The 5 WhysGround rules help all students ACHIEVE their goals in a technology-enabled classroom.

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Dead Man's Test
If a "dead" man can do the "rule", it does not pass the test. Ground rules must tell students WHAT to DO and are
  • Clear
  • Comprehensive
  • Enforceable

III. Physical Layout | 10 minutes

Help better monitor your classroom by asking yourself the following questions:

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Where are you?
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What can you see?
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What will your student's do?

Which is your Ideal Technology Enabled Classroom?

IV. Process/Product Rubrics | 10 minutes

When misbehavior occurs, recognize and address the behavior, not the technology. One size does not fit, the following are SAMPLE rubrics...take them, tweak them to make them appropriate for your content, pedagogical style, and your students.

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Self-Assessment | Effectiveness of Meeting Learner Outcomes (CC & ES) with a Web-Tool

Digital Product & Process (4 C's)

Threaded Discussion

Multimedia Projects

Multimedia Projects Aligned to Literacy

Social Media

V. Let's Capture Your Thoughts/Needs | 10 minutes

V. Let's Discuss | 10 minutes

Go To Google Form Responses

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Let's collaboratively address your questions/concerns for managing a technology-enabled classroom.

References | Additional Resources

What's the Secret to Effective Classroom Management? | Edutopia Blog

Assessment and Rubrics | Kathy Schrock

Image Copyright
http://openclipart.org/ - CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication

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