Classroom Behavior Management

Pat Grayson-DeJong, Former LAUSD Inclusion Facilitator and Program Specialist, explains the importance of class structure in a special education classroom.

To create a learning environment that promotes learning and safety, a teacher must have a Classroom Management Plan. Four areas that influence classroom management have been identified by researchers who have observed teachers who are considered effective in:

Classroom Management

  • Academic Goals
  • Procedures and Rules
  • Teacher-Student Relationship
  • Classroom Environment


Sue Cabezas, a Master Teacher in LAUSD, talks about Student Teachers being involved in the behavior management of the class.