Managing the 21st Century Classroom

EDZU 9048 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Dawn Nachtigall

Start Date: 02/10/2021
End Date: 03/16/2021

Course Syllabus

The 21st century classroom is different than the classrooms of yester-year. The students we teach, the lessons we use and the materials available to us are unique to the modern day classroom. This course is designed to address aspects of classroom management specific to today’s classrooms. An exploration of both basic classroom management techniques for the novice and new and inventive strategies for the experienced classroom teacher will be provided. The skills and approaches to classroom management presented in this course are fresh, innovative, empowering, hassle-free and above all, practical.


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Graduate: $575.00
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no switching of certificate status after the
start date of a class.

In-Service: $270.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE In-Service: $270.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE in-service credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  1. what a classroom management plan is and how it differs from a behavior management plan.
  2. the difference between a rule and a procedure.
  3. the pros and cons of various classroom management approaches including: authoritarian, permissive and authoritative.


  1. what type of classroom management they are currently employing in their classroom and identify any pitfalls.
  2. why the two main keys to a solid classroom management plan are procedures and accountability.
  3. why technology-driven classrooms require new and different management procedures.

and Be Able To

  1. utilize various strategies for dealing with technology and devices in the classroom.
  2. develop a personalized list of classroom procedures that can be enacted from the first day.
  3. modify current classroom management plans in a way that minimizes negative behaviors and maximizes instruction time.

and much, much more!

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