Canter Curriculum: Classroom Management

Classroom Management

Focused on the importance of creating positive learning environments for students, Canter’s classroom management courses are a key component of teachers’ professional learning. From Lee Canter’s 1976 groundbreaking book, Assertive Discipline®, to our current classroom management course offerings, Canter has been committed to providing teachers with research-based theory and practical classroom management strategies that can be applied directly to their daily performance in the classroom.

Individual Teacher Courses

Developing effective classroom management strategies is an important part of creating a safe, positive learning environment where students can thrive. Whether encouraging an atmosphere for successful cooperative learning or making a connection with difficult students, classroom behavior management plays an important role in ensuring that every student in your classroom has the opportunity to focus on learning. Explore the classroom management offerings today to expand your teaching skill sets and further your professional development.

Canter provides teachers with the knowledge and practical skills they need to better manage the classroom environment through these classroom management courses:

  • Assertive Discipline® and Beyond – Learn how to identify what motivates student behavior and how to use positive reinforcement to help keep students on task and develop self-esteem.
  • Classroom Management to Promote Student Learning – Develop classroom goals, rules, and procedures that help increase student responsibility. Employ preventive, rather than reactive, strategies for classroom management, including teaching your students ways to resolve conflict.
  • Teaching Students to Get Along® (K–6) – Help students understand, respect, and accept differences in others while increasing their ability to resolve arguments on their own.
  • Succeeding With Difficult Students® – Understand why students misbehave as you learn to respond proactively to even the most difficult students in a calm, professional manner. Plan a strategy for establishing a positive relationship with difficult students and their parents.

Distance Education for Teachers
Canter’s distance-learning approach helps teachers across the country invest in their own education. Working at your own pace, you can develop new skills to improve your daily professional performance. Every Canter course features experts who share their experience and research in their own words via DVD (print & DVD format) or streaming video (online format only).

Explore how Canter brings your talents to the forefront by finding your courses and enrolling today. Use the Course Finder to select your state and browse our course offerings.