Classroom Management

Classroom Policies 

Having up-front conversations are critical in establishing expectations that are transparent for faculty and students.

Areas include:


  • Phones
  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • Smart Watches
  • Headphones


  • Notification
  • Submission
  • Turn-around times


  • Email
  • Blackboard (BB9)
  • Social media
  • Accessibility


  • Breaks
  • Starting/ending class

Disruptive behaviour

  • What is it?
  • How to handle it?

Don’t forget about checking with other program faculty and program handbooks!

Emergency Action Plan

Have an emergency action or backup plan for when things do not go as planned.

Expect the unexpected

These can take place at any time during the day including

  • during tests
  • labs
  • experiential learning activities

Learn the college emergency policies and procedures