Mastering Classroom Management in English Language Teaching
Create an open and supportive class atmosphere
Good classroom management is an essential part of English language teaching. Students who feel they are learning in a supportive and constructive environment feel more confident and better able to participate in classes, allowing their recall and speaking skills to develop more quickly.
On this four-week course from the ELT specialists at Language Fuel, you’ll master the art of classroom management. You’ll gain instantly usable practical tips to apply in your classroom.
Cover the basics of classroom management
Guided by your course leader, you’ll begin by exploring the fundamentals of class management.
You’ll learn how the physical layout of your classroom could impact student interaction, and develop techniques for maximising student talk time.
Gain a deeper understanding of group dynamics
In the second and third weeks of the course, you’ll take a more in-depth look at group dynamics.
You’ll explore what contributes to a good or bad class dynamic, and how you as a teacher can set the tone in your classroom.
Discover activities designed to promote a positive class atmosphere
Once you’ve understood the principles of group dynamics, you can begin developing strategies for managing interactions in your class. You’ll be introduced to a range of group activities designed to promote an open and supportive class atmosphere.
By the end of the course, you’ll know what classroom management involves, and how crucial it is for language learning.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore the impacts different layouts of a classroom have on student interaction patterns
- Describe the techniques to maximise student talking time
- Apply techniques for grading language while giving instructions
- Describe what makes for good or bad group dynamics
- Identify activities which will help you develop great group dynamics in your classroom
- Explore practical activities designed to raise awareness of what it means to work in a group
- Improve the classroom environment and supportive atomosphere through regular classroom activities
Who is the course for?
This course is for English language teachers working at any level who want to boost their classroom management skills.
Who developed the course?
Language Fuel helps busy teachers to continually improve their practice by providing development on-demand. They find experts in the field of English teaching from all over the world, and invite them to share their wisdom, which is then curated into practical, engaging bite-sized courses that form teacher-specific pathways.
Their mission is to make English teacher professional development relevant, accessible, affordable, and efficient.
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