Before we can make steps toward improvement, we must take stock of what our classroom management practices currently look like. Review Figure 2.1 on page 14 of Transformative Classroom Management. Which of these styles most closely resemble your classroom management practices? Based on your management style, write a short summary of your philosophy of classroom management. Give examples from your practice that support your ideas.
This week, you have learned about social frames: responsibility-freedom, success-recognition, and loyalty-caring. Describe some examples of how you and your students already operate within these social frames. Then, select one of the social frames that you would like to improve. What strategies can you think of to help build this frame from your side of the equation?