posted by troyer0269 .
How do classroom management issues differ, depending on the subject matter? For instance, how can you manage an English lang. arts or social studies classroom differently than you can a mathematics or science classroom?
Math and science you can do experiments and the other two subjects you do not.
I am guessing on that.
Essentially you are right -- science and math students often perform experiments, while English and social studies students rarely do.
In science and math, the students spend a lot of time doing individual work or work in pairs. In English and social studies, a lot of time is spent listening and discussing ideas and facts. Keeping student interest is a challenge in these discussions.
However, when students are engaged in group work, teachers must be alert to possible horse play or unnecessary chit chat.
You've been in classrooms, what other challenges have you seen in various rooms?
the only room I have been in so far are kids that are toddlers and infants..... i have been in 2 - 5 for only giving breaks to teachers but that is it... I am studying to become a teacher.....
But, Dawn, you must have spent at least 12 years in classes as a student.
I spent almost/about 11 yrs in classes. I dropped out in 11th grade..... It has been along time since I have been in a classroom...
I suggest you talk with a principal of a nearby elementary or middle school and ask permission to observe several classes for a few days.
I will when I am done with this class but rt now I have no time to do it.....
Dawn, you waste a lot of time asking these questions. You need to do your own thinking and writing and get on with things.
If you have this much trouble responding to relatively simple questions, you really should re-think becoming a teacher -- of any age-group.