My Classroom

Welcome to Ms. Ward's Third Grade Class!

My Philosophy (based on the Democratic Model of Classroom Management)

I plan on modeling appropriate behavior for all students in order for them to understand the behavior I expect from them. As a teacher, I plan to engage and motivate students in order to decrease boredom and maintain momentum. I will clearly communicate all rules, procedures, and policies. I will be kind, firm, and instill a love of learning in all students.

Classroom Upgrades:

After this first semester, I have evaluated the classroom environment and decided to improve these aspects of the classroom:
  • Smooth transitions
  • Essential social and life skills of the students
  • Rules that make sense
  • Emphasizing a student's need for community


  • Each misbehavior has a logical consequence
  • Consequences are natural
  • Focuses on solutions instead of punishment
  • Long-term behavior changes are encouraged

Maggie Ward

Here is all of my contact information! Please contact me if you have any questions, comments, or concerns. I look forward to working with you and your child this year!