Discipline and Management: Different Yet Related
By Teresa Turnbough
Grand Canyon University
March 17, 2013
These are my word picture definitions. This was a fun part of the paper once I figured out how to make them!
Discipline and management almost always go hand in hand. There are differences but yet they are very similar. You really cannot have one without the other. The same goes for behavior and misbehavior. Without these words in the education field, the classroom setting would not be complete.
Discipline is a way to help student’s conduct themselves properly in class. Teacher’s must find ways to help students know what is expected of them and how they are suppose to act while in the classroom. Management is a way for teacher’s to have control over their classrooms and keep it orderly for academic success. Discipline and management go together. Without teaching the students how they are expected to act during class time, there would be no management to the room. Rules are set for discipline that goes along with the classroom management the teacher is trying to create. But management is needed to make sure the academics are able to be taught in a fashion that everyone will learn. Classroom management is necessary to make sure that the students have an equal opportunity to learn and be taught in a safe environment. Discipline is also needed to ensure the safety of students and to create a learning environment that all students are able to learn. Following the rules and not being a distraction to the rest of the class is a must for all children in the classroom. Teachers must have disciplinary actions in place to keep the disruptions to a minimum and handle them properly.
Behavior can be defined as the student’s actions both physically and mentally. Misbehavior is the inappropriate actions of a student during a certain situation or setting. These misbehaviors are usually thoughtless and interrupt the teaching of the class. They...
References: Canter, L. (2006). Lee Canter 's Classroom Management for Academic Success. Bloomington: Solution Tree.
Charles, C. (2011). Building Classroom Discipline Tenth Edition. Boston: Pearson.
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