School For Education Mission StatementThe School for Education at Park University, an institution committed to diversity and best practice, prepares educators to be effective school professionals, reflective change agents, and advocates for equity and excellence for all learners.
School For Education Vision StatementThe School for Education at Park University is to be known as a leader in the preparation of educators who will address the needs, challenges, and possibilities of the 21st century.
Park University School for Education Conceptual Framework
EDE 355 Classroom Mgmt for Elem Teachers
SP 2013 HO
Sportsman, Michel A.
BS Ed University of MissouriMA Curriculum and Instruction - UMKCPh.D. Educational Administration - UMKC
316 Copley Hall
M W Th 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.; Mon 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.; Thursday 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
January 15, 2013 - May 7, 2013
11:35 - 12:50 PM
Admission to the School for Education
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
All Park University teacher candidates seeking a degree in Education (both certification and non-certification tracks) must purchase Foliotek, the School for Education’s electronic portfolio system. As purchasing and accessing Foliotek is a multi-step process, please follow these instructions:
1. Decide the Contract Period and fee for which you will be paying. Minimally, you must purchase a contract which extends to the year you expect to graduate, however some students purchase a contract extending one year beyond graduation.
Per Student (Prepaid)
Per Student, Per Year
2. Send an email to Carol Williams (email@example.com) with the following information:
1. Your Name
2. The Contract Period you wish to purchase
3. Your student identification number
3. Within a few days, you will receive from Foliotek an email with online purchasing information. Upon receipt of this email, purchase your Foliotek contract.
4. Upon receipt of your payment, you will receive your login information. You must then send a final email to Carol Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org), requesting she provide your current education professors and a academic advisor (list them) access to view your portfolio. It is imperative you complete this final step!!
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
1. Core Assessment: Handbook for Classroom Climate and Management. Each student will develop a personal handbook that will be built upon the beliefs, research, and theories studies in this class and his, her own personal beliefs. The theories and theorists who have written about this aspect of teaching will form the basis of the work on this assessment. The handbook will have plans for building and effective classroom climate and management system. The goal of this project is to provide each student with a beginning foundation for building an orderly, caring, and predictable classroom environment that will be more fully developed in his/her future school setting. A complete template of the handbook guidelines will be provided in class. The core assessment rubric (CAR) will also be provided.
2. Presentations: Students will be responsible for presenting at least one classroom presentation that will include a power point. This presentation is expected also to be used a part of students’ portfolios.
3. Quizzes: There will be five quizzes valued at 10 – 15 points each which will cover readings, discussions, and presentations in class.
4. Classroom Activities: All students are expected participate in classroom activities and to have completed all out of class assigned readings
5. Midterm and Final Exams: The final exam will not be comprehensive.
6. Writing: All students are expected to have written to the following MoSPE standards for their portfolios: 1.1; 1.3; 5.1; 5.2; and 5.3
Grading Plan: The following work products and expectations will contribute to students grades in this course:
1. Core Assessment : Handbook for Classroom Climate and Management 400 points
This includes two check points for which 25 completion points will be
awarded. The remainder of the 400 points will be added at the time
2. Presentation: 100 Points
3. Quizzes: 5 @ 10 – 15 points each 60 Points
4. Classroom Activities: 50 Points
5. Mid Term and Final Exams @100 Points Each 200 Points
6. Portfolio Writing: 50 Points
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The policy on apprporiate conduct as outlined in the student handbook, student teaching handbook, and the University protocols and policies will be observed and administered. Students who choose to use computers in class are responsible for their appropriate use while in class and when using them to complete assignments for the class. Students are expected to bring suitable note-taking and writing materials with them to class as part of reasonable preparation.
In addition and specifically, all students in this course will be expected to:
1. ... attend all class sessions.
2. ... arrive on time and prepared for class sessions.
3. ... actively participate in the discussions and class projects/activities.
4. ... complete assignmemts with university level writing style and content.
5. ... use appropriate professional vocabulary, language, and conduct during class.
6. ... demonstrate positive and enthusiastic dispositions.
7. ... monitor completion of required assignments so that they are finished on time with a high level of professionalism.
An Expanded and detailed schedule will be available in the first week of class as a handout.
Week 2 – What is the Classroom Community?
What are Students’ Basic Needs?
Week 3 – Motivation Theory and Practice
Motivation Theory and Practice
Week 4 – Creating Climate and Culture
The Cooperative Classroom
Week 5 – Discipline Theories
Week 6 – Creating Positive Relationships with Students
Identifying and Analyzing Behavior Issues
Week 7 – Setting Standards for Classroom Behavior and Conduct
Week 8 – Mid Term Review
Mid Term Exam
Week 9 – Using Cooperative Learning and Peer Support
Strategies for Creating Communities of Support and Problem Solving
Week 10 – Talking with Students / Responding to Students’ Behaviors and Words
The Power of Teachers’ Words / Problem Solving
Week 11 – Dealing With Bully Behavior
Working with Parents
Week 12 – All School Management Systems
Collaborating with Other Professionals
Week 13 – Developing Behavior Interventions Plans (BIP)
Effects of Diversity in the Classroom
Week 14 – Presentations
Week 15 – Bringing It All Together – Applying the Plan
The Power of the Teacher in the Classroom
Week 16 – Final Exam Review
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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