Effective classroom and behavior management skills are essential for your success as a substitute teacher.
As you come to understand and implement the substitute teaching skills taught in Chapter One of the Substitute Teacher Handbook and included in the SubSkills™ Basic Online Training Course, you will increase your ability to manage the classroom environment and direct student behavior.
The following five substitute teaching skills for effectively managing student behavior are based on the basic principles of human behavior:
|Skill 1:||The ability to get and keep students on-task|
|Skill 2:||The ability to maintain a high rate of positive teacher-to-student interactions and risk-free student response opportunities|
|Skill 3:||The ability to teach expectations|
|Skill 4:||The ability to respond noncoercively|
|Skill 5:||The ability to avoid being trapped|