Classroom Management Employed by the English Teacher at SMP Negeri 7 Jember
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This research was aimed to investigate the classroom management techniques by the English teacher at SMP Negeri 7 Jember. It is obvious that classroom management is one of the most important skills that every teacher must have. However, there are still few who records on classroom management in Jember. Thus, the researcher was interested to conduct this research. The researcher uses Garrett’s (2014) key areas of the process of classroom management as the indicators to observe teacher’s performance in the classroom, they are: (1) organizing the physical design of the classroom; (2) establishing rules and routines; (3) developing relationship; (4) implementing and managing engaging instructions; and (5) addressing discipline issues in the classroom. In this research, the qualitative research is in the form of case study. The researcher collected the data by doing the interview and observing the process of teaching and learning in the classroom by using video recorder. Thematic analysis was used to analyze the data from the observation and interview . The researcher used observation checklist to make the analysis process much easier. The research was undertaken on January 16th to January 18 th 2019 at SMP Negeri 7 Jember at Class IX - C, IX - D, and IX - E with a female English teacher named Bu Dewi. The result of this research showed that the teacher as a subject of the research considered as a good classroom manager because she performed most of the components of classroom management proposed by Garrett (2014). The students were well-behaved during the teaching and learning process.