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Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals & Substitutes

(2 Hr Module) - $4.00*

*Individual purchase cost is $2.00 per credit hour for modules or some districts may have a contract.


Learn ways to proactively manage students and resources for the classroom. Identify what should be accomplished before students arrive, during student contact time, and after students leave.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn techniques to accommodate differences in students’ behavior.
  • Identify reasons for disruptive behavior of students.
  • Identify incentives and consequences for students that establish a positive learning environment.
  • Learn ways to establish positive interactions between the teacher and students that focus on learning.
  • Identify ways to protect students from conditions harmful to learning and/or to the students’ mental and/or physical health and/or safety.
  • Understand how to use time effectively to maintain instructional momentum and how to make effective use of time for administrative and organizational activities.
  • Learn ways to maintain academic focus of students using a variety of motivational tools.
  • Learn how to use established rules and standards to establish consistent and equitable behavior.
  • Understand the importance of evaluating and reflecting on current research and professional practice to make effective use of existing and emerging digital tools and resources in support of student learning.
  • Understand how to use a variety of digital media and other formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to students, parents, and peers. 

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team


Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Module Last Updated: 2022