This essay will also discuss the advantages of teachers creating a positive and happy learning environment in the classroom. Teachers need to carefully plan a behaviour management theory/model that …show more content…
An inclusive school will genuinely adapt and change to create equal opportunities for all its students, as well as respecting differences.
My personal behaviour management philosophy correlates most closely to Carl Rogers’ humanist theory. I work at Emanuel School, a Jewish independent school in Sydney in a middle primary context. It is a Year K-12 academically focussed school with high standards expected of both students and teachers. At Emanuel School there is a formal disciplinary procedure, including: teacher-student discussions, warnings, teacher managed consequences and lunch and after-school detentions (2011, Emanuel School).
While planning for the practicum to be undertaken as part of this unit, I intend to familiarise myself with the skills to successfully put this humanist theory into practice. I will use encouragement to engage and hopefully improve the learning outcomes for my students. Further, Arthur-Kelly, Lyons, Butterfield, & Gordon (2006) add a prerequisite to the success of the planning phase is to have a clear understanding of your philosophy of learning and teaching, and your theoretical approach and model of classroom management.
There are various strategies in relation to applying a theory into practice. Edwards & Watts (2004) describe: an aligned approach, where you embrace one or more