Effects of Teacher Classroom Management on Academic Behavior of Selected Grade 12 General Academic Strand Students in Bestlink College of the Philippines
Keywords:classroom management, academic behavior, physical arrangement, discipline
Classroom management refers to the variety of skills and techniques that teachers use to keep the students organized, orderly, focused, attentive, on-task, and academically productive during a class. The major aim of this study was to determine the effects of teacher classroom management on the academic behavior of the selected Grade 12 General Academic Strand students in Bestlink College of the Philippines, S.Y. 2019–2020 in terms of the physical arrangement and discipline. Based on the findings of the study, the following recommendations can be proposed to improve the teacher’s classroom management. The study used a quantitative-descriptive method research design that will elaborate on the recommendations to be considered for the implementation of effective classroom management. Purposive sampling was utilized to choose 50 General Academic Strand students. The results of this study showed that the classroom management of a teacher affected the academic behavior of students in terms of the physical arrangement and discipline. In terms of the physical arrangement, male respondents had a composite weighted mean of 3.65, and female respondents got a composite weighted of 3.97, in which both respondents had a verbal interpretation of strongly agree. In terms of discipline, male respondents got the composite weighted mean of 4, while female respondents got a composite weighted mean of 3.97, both of which had the verbal interpretation of strongly agreed. Male respondents had an overall average weighted mean of 3.82, and female respondents had an overall weighted mean of 3.97, both of which had the verbal interpretation of strongly agree. Based on the findings of the study and the conclusion drawn, the following recommendations were forwarded: conduct a parallel study to ascertain the implementation of the classroom management of the teacher to the selected Grade 12 General Academic Strand student of Bestlink College of the Philippines. Another group of respondents was involved to confirm the veracity of the results of this study, conduct another study utilizing another area of concern (i.e., teacher’s strategies), and identify the personality type and learning style of each student to fit the approach that they would have implementing rules for the class to follow.