This handbook contains a collection of AERO's foundational classroom management practices.

Using AERO's Foundational Classroom Management Resources Handbook

Effective classroom management is key for teachers and students alike, as it establishes the atmosphere for the learning environment and profoundly influences educational outcomes. It's imperative that classroom management practices are grounded in the most reliable evidence to ensure maximum impact and efficiency for both educators and learners. Evidence indicates that students achieve optimal learning outcomes when immersed in well-organised and effectively managed classrooms.

AERO's Foundational Classroom Management Resources Handbook is a collection of resources developed by AERO that are evidence-based and align with the science of how students learn. These resources have been developed in consultation with teachers, school leaders and experts, and demonstrate how to explicitly teach and model expectations for behaviour to support student learning.

The handbook includes: 

Classroom management resource types

Classroom management explainers summarise the evidence for classroom management. They explain key principles and describe how they're enacted in practice. These explainers cover:

Classroom management practice guides provide step-by-step guidance for effectively implementing and refining evidence-based practices and developing responsiveness through reflexive practice. These guides cover:

Classroom management skill resources support teachers in implementing effective classroom management practices by refining necessary classroom management skills. These skills are:

Further classroom management resources will be released in 2024.


You can help refine AERO's classroom management resources and contribute to plans for future resources by providing feedback via our feedback form.

This project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education through the Engaged Classrooms Through Effective Classroom Management Program.

Keywords: engagement, disruption, disruptive behaviour