Maintain a positive classroom environment by implementing the tips, suggestions, and strategies provided in this teacher-friendly resource. With a focus on classroom management, this resource helps teachers support rigorous instruction through topics such as providing a positive learning environment, observing the physical and social classroom environment, handling classroom disruptions, keeping students engaged, communicating with families, and more. Whether you are a new or seasoned educator, this management resource will provide creative ideas and current research-based techniques to support the development of a positive classroom environment.
ENABLES K-12 EDUCATORS TO CREATE SUCCESSFUL LEARNING COMMUNITIES — THE FULLY UPDATED NEW EDITION Effective classroom management plans are essential for creating environments that foster appropriate social interactions and engaged learning for students in K-12 settings. New and early-career teachers often face difficulties addressing student discipline, upholding classroom rules and procedures, and establishing positive teacher-student relationships. The seventh edition of Classroom Management is the leading resource for helping educators prevent student misbehavior, respond to challenging situations, and involve their students in building positive classroom communities. This popular textbook covers every vital aspect of classroom management, from planning for the school year and conducting instruction, to managing diverse classrooms and collaborating with colleagues and families. Fully revised to reflect recent changes in K-12 education and address the needs of today's educators, this edition features new and updated methods for fostering positive student behavior, insights on the root causes of misbehavior, strategies for helping students set high expectations, and much more. Written by a respected expert in teaching methods, classroom management, and instructional leadership, this valuable teacher's reference: Covers contemporary topics, methods, and discipline models in classroom management Reflects current InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards and Praxis assessments Features descriptions of classroom management methods used by elementary, middle, and high school teachers in various regions and communities Provides new and unique stories and case studies of real-world classroom situations Offers end-of-chapter summaries and questions, supplemental activities, further reading suggestions, and complete references Includes new tables, charts, and figures that make information more accessible to different types of learners Classroom Management: Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community, Seventh Edition is an ideal text for college professors, teachers in training, and K-12 educators, as well as school administrators and general readers involved in education.
Classroom management is critical to successful teaching, but many K-12 teachers struggle with it. This indispensable guide distills the best classroom management science into easy-to-implement strategies teachers can use to promote a productive and safe learning environment. Chapters provide evidence-based guidelines for implementing classwide prevention strategies, token economies, group contingencies, and self-management interventions. Procedures for evaluating intervention effectiveness and individualizing interventions are described. Reproducible tools include 9 forms and 21 quick-reference "coach cards" that distill the key steps of each strategy. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.
Classroom management can make or break your teaching. But as educators know, there is no one-fits-all solution for every classroom. That is why bestselling authors Todd Whitaker, Madeline Whitaker Good, and Katherine Whitaker came together to write this book. They created a guide combining sound research with practical wisdom so educators could have a classroom management resource written by teachers for teachers. From this book, you’ll gain effective strategies for designing and improving your classroom management from the ground up. You’ll learn how the three core aspects of classroom management (relationships, high and clear expectations, and consistency) can be used to build and maintain an effectively-run classroom. You’ll also find out how to tweak minor issues and reset major challenges when things don’t go as planned. Each chapter covers a core aspect of classroom management and includes a foundational understanding of the concept, powerful stories and examples, how-to applications, and tips on tweaking as problems arise. In addition, each chapter features a "What You Can Do Tomorrow" section--strategies you can implement immediately. Whether you are a new or experienced teacher, this book will empower you to identify what is going well, adjust what needs to be changed, and feel more prepared for the unexpected.
This book is a practical, straightforward conversation with teachers about two key aspects of their work. Illustrating concepts with examples from both elementary and secondary classrooms, the guide also offers strategies, checklists, and activities to help teachers improve their practice.
Publisher: Phi Delta Kappa International Incorporated
Category: Classroom management
Classroom management and effective discipline are skills that all beginning teachers must learn. Classroom management refers to those procedures or routines a teacher uses to maintain a smoothly running classroom; discipline refers to those techniques or strategies a teacher uses to respond to specific acts of student misbehavior. This booklet, intended primarily for student teachers and beginning teachers, provides practical strategies for both classroom management and discipline that are solidly based in theory. The publication is divided into three parts. "Prevention Strategies: A Discipline Plan" discusses classroom routines and behavior rules, and the arrangement of both seating and instructional materials. "Four Discipline Models" describes and analyzes the assertive discipline model, a traditional model, the effective momentum management model, and the reality therapy model. "Discipline Scenarios" presents and analyzes both effective and ineffective approaches to developing behavior rules and routines, focusing on preventive strategies and the discipline models. The document concludes with a synthesis of discipline strategies that teachers can use to help maintain an orderly classroom environment. (Contains seven references.) (LL)
This book covers classroom management, assessment, planning and various models of teaching, within a framework of thoughtful, critical inquiry. The book does an excellent job of combining effective teaching knowledge with constuctivist perspectives of teacher development, and shows how teachers interpret and test knowledge. Includes an entire chapter on inquiry models of teaching. Addresses metacognitive aspects of teacher development in order to promote inquiry. Presents many issues in a question format that invites readers to interpret and reach their own conclusions. For Elementary School Educators and Administrators.
In its sixth edition, Principles of Classroom Management approaches creating positive learning environments by providing teachers with a theoretically based yet highly practical system for preventing disruptive behavior and influencing appropriate behavior. Written for classroom management and general methods courses, this concise text presents an array of decision-making options that guide teachers in thinking about how to approach particular classroom management situations and choose from a range of options designed to prevent, cope with, and solve a range of problems. A variety of theoretical perspectives, each fleshed out with cases taken from actual classrooms, gives teachers and prospective teachers many choices for handling issues that may arise in their classrooms. The new sixth edition of this thoroughly revised and updated text includes the most current issues surfacing in classroom management such as cyber bullying as well as expanded discussions of effective teaching techniques, functional behavior assessment, violence in the media, cultural synchronization, and student resiliency. The new edition also includes an expanded number of classroom management models.
Addressing the increasing number of culturally and linguistically diverse students in today’s schools, Behavior and Classroom Management in the Multicultural Classroom provides general and special education teachers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to make the proactive, active, and reactive interventions necessary to create a positive classroom environment in which all students can learn. Going beyond the traditional rules and hierarchy of consequences and reinforcements, the book demonstrates how to incorporate basic classroom management plans, functional behavioral analysis, functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention plans into the development and implementation of response-to-intervention and school-wide positive behavior support programs. In every chapter, the authors use real world examples and case studies to explore how language and culture affect students’ responses to behavior and classroom management. Unique chapters cover social skills training and collaborating with families of diverse students.
For classroom teachers at all levels, here is a unique collection of practical, proven-effective techniques and ready-to-use tools for managing classroom behavior and creating the positive environment that students and teachers need to promote learning. Each classroom-tested strategy is presented in a simple-to-use format for quick reference that shows: What the technique or idea is, Why you need it, and How to make it work. Plus, the techniques are complemented by support ideas, time-saving reproducible forms, lively illustrations, and interesting, reproducible quote about teaching. For easy to use, it s all printed in a big, 8-1/2" x 11" lay-flat format for easy photocopying and its organized into 10 sections: PHILOSOPHY provides a philosophical framework for the strategies presented in the book, such as "The Three C s of Teaching." KNOW YOU "CLIENTS" features activities and surveys, including "Icebreaker: Backpack Introductions" and the "student Survey," to help you learn about your students and their needs. HOME AND SCHOOL gives you support ideas and reproducible forms for improving the home school connection, such as "Newsletters" and "Parent Homework Letter." THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL offers tops and ready-to-use tools for getting the school year off to a positive start, including "Classroom Rules Checklist" and "Classroom Welcome Sign." VOCABULARY presents effective techniques for modifying student behavior, such as "Grandma s Law," which motivates students with a payoff ("desert") for completing a task. TECHNIQUE, STRATEGIES, AND GOOD IDEAS is packed with easy-to-use ideas, including "Noise Level Control" and "One-Minute Correction," for solving discipline problems. TEACHING SKILLS provides practical procedures that enhance your teaching and decrease disruptive behavior, such as "Transition Time" to reduce the time spent between activities and a "Teacher Self-Assessment" to help you evaluate and improve your teaching techniques. GREAT "LITTLE GEMS" offers a variety of helpful discipline and teaching strategies. For example, "Token Economies" shows you how to use a pint system to reward good behavior. SURVIVAL SKILLS gives you invaluable ideas for conserving energy and relieving stress, such as "Crisis Management" and the "24-Hour Rule" for handling difficult situations. FORMS features time-saving, reproducible forms, including "Substitute Teacher Form," "Office Discipline Ticket," and "Student/Teacher/Parent Action Contract." In short, One-Minute Discipline is a practical guide providing effective, easy-to-implement approaches to the many classroom management and discipline challenges that teaches face every day.
The survival guide for new teachers—now updated! Thousands of new teachers have relied on this practical resource, both early in their careers and during later transitions. Now in its fourth edition, this best-selling title is newly updated with chapters addressing classroom management, special education, inclusive classrooms and more. The First Year Teacher will help you Complete a successful job search and prepare for your new position Start the year strong with a 30-day learning plan that addresses instruction, assessment, and classroom management Co-teach in an inclusive classroom— particularly valuable for special education teachers Build essential skills in planning, managing time, and partnering with families