Principles of Classroom Management A Professional Decision-Making Model

ISBN-10: 0205482953
ISBN-13: 9780205482955
Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)
List price: $66.80
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Book details

List price: $66.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Preface
Iterative Case Study Analyses
Iterative Case Study Analysis: First Analysis
Foundations
The Basics
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
Defining the Process of Teaching
Getting Students to Respond
"Why Study? We Don't Get Enough Time for the Test Anyway!"
Principles of Classroom Management
Professional Decision-Making Hierarchy
The Vice-Principal Wants to See Whom?
Summary
References
Exercises
Nature of the Discipline Problem
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
Defining a Discipline Problem
Can a Teacher Be a Discipline Problem?
Problem Student Behavior Outside the Definition
Extent of the Problem
Solving a Motivational Problem
The Effect of Classroom Discipline Problems on Teaching and Learning
Discipline: A Costly Waste of Time
The Ripple Effect
Summary
References
Exercises
Understanding Why Children Misbehave
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
Societal Changes
The Knowledge Explosion and the Erosion of Respect for Authority
The Knowledge Explosion, Teacher and Student Feelings of Frustration, and the Relevancy of Schooling
"This Is the Greatest Thing That Has Happened to Me in Twenty Years of Teaching"
Television and Violence
Who Really Cares?
Television and Alternative Role Models
Changes in Ethnicity
Failure to Meet Children's Basic Needs
The Home Environment
Hanging on the Corner
Marital Conflict
The School Environment
Physiological Needs
Forgetting to Sit Down
Safety and Security Needs
There Must Be a Better Way
Too Much Noise
Afraid of Going to School
Belonging and Affection Needs
Turning Off Students
Children's Pursuit of Social Recognition and Self-Esteem
Social Recognition
"I'm Going to Be Sorry When Fifth Grade Is Over"
Seeking Faulty Goals
Self-Esteem
Bullying
"Get Out of My Face"
Stages of Cognitive and Moral Development
Cognitive Development
Moral Development
Behavior: The Interaction of Cognitive and Moral Development
Instructional Competence
Not Being Able to Teach
Summary
References
Exercises
Philosophical Approaches to Classroom Management
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
The Tricks-of-the-Trade Approach
Teacher Power Bases
Referent Power
The Involved Teacher
Expert Power
Her Reputation Precedes Her
Legitimate Power
"School Is Your Job"
Reward/Coercive Power
Going to Recess
Theories of Classroom Management
Student-Directed Management
Handling Disruptive David
Collaborative Management
Teacher-Directed Management
Summary
References
Management Models on the Web
Exercises
Iterative Case Study Analysis: Second Analysis
Prevention
The Professional Teacher
Principle of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
The Basics of Effective Teaching
Lesson Design
Student Motivation: Teacher Variables
The Popcorn Popper
Talking between Classes
Nonconstructive Feedback
Teacher Expectations
Classroom Questioning
Maximizing Learning Time
Allocated Time
Time-on-Task
Beyond the Basics
Teaching for Understanding
Authentic Instruction
Emphasis on Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
Creating Communities of Learners
Teaching toward Multiple Intelligences
Cooperative Learning in Biology
Differentiating Instruction
Student Motivation: Student Cognition
Three Years of History Rolled into One
Summary
References
Exercises
Structuring the Environment
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
Designing the Physical Classroom Environment
Environmental Conditions
Use of Space
Seating Arrangements
Bulletin Boards and Display Areas
Fourteen to Ten, Music Wins
Establishing Classroom Guidelines
Having Your Name Placed on the Board Isn't Always Bad
Classroom Procedures
Classroom Rules
The Need for Rules
Determining Necessary Rules
Developing Consequences
Communicating Rules
Obtaining Commitments
"I Don't Know if I Can Remember"
"I'm Not Promising Anything"
Calling Out Correct Answers
Teaching and Evaluating
The Smiley Face Self-Analysis
The Cultural Embeddedness of Rules and Guidelines
Creating Group Norms to Structure Appropriate Behavior
Summary
References
Exercises
Iterative Case Study Analysis: Third Analysis
Interventions for Common Behavior Problems
Coping with Common Behavior Problems: Nonverbal Interventions
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
Prerequisites to Management
Surface Behaviors
Proactive Intervention Skills
"... 3, 2, 1, Blast Off"
Remedial Intervention Skills
Planned Ignoring
Signal Interference
Proximity Interference
Touch Interference
Effectiveness of Nonverbal Intervention Skills
Notes versus Math
Let Your Fingers Do the Walking
Summary
References
Exercises
Coping with Common Behavior Problems: Verbal Interventions and Use of Logical Consequences
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
Blowing His Stack
Classroom Verbal Intervention
Jimmy, the Little Sneak
Adjacent (Peer) Reinforcement
Calling on the Student/Name-Dropping
Humor
Questioning Awareness of Effect
Sending an "I Message"
Direct Appeal
Positive Phrasing
"Are Not For's"
Reminder of the Rules
Glasser's Triplets
Explicit Redirection
Canter's "Broken Record"
Comply or Face the Logical Consequences: "You Have a Choice"
When "You Have a Choice" Doesn't Work
"Doing Nothin'"
Summary
References
Exercises
Interventions for Chronic Behavior Problems
Classroom Interventions for Chronic Behavior Problems
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
"I Just Dropped My Book"
Long-Term Problem-Solving Strategies
Relationship Building
Darnell
Relating to Cindy
Breaking the Cycle of Discouragement
Talking to Solve Problems
Receiving Skills
Sending Skills
Asking Authentic Questions
Specific Short-Term Problem-Solving Strategies
Self-Monitoring
Anecdotal Record Keeping
Behavior Contracting
Summary
References
Exercises
Seeking Outside Assistance
Principles of Classroom Management
Prereading Questions for Reflection and Journaling
Introduction
The Nature of Persisting Misbehavior
Failure in the Classroom Environment
Failure Outside the Classroom Environment
Failure as a Result of Primary Mode of Conduct
When Outside Assistance Is Needed
The Referral Process
The Role of the Counselor
The Role of the Administrator
The Role of the School Psychologist
The Consultation Team
Working with Parents
When Parents Should Be Contacted
The Importance of Working with Parents
In Order to Drive, You Must Speak Spanish
Understanding Parents
Conducting Parent Conferences
"Won't Be Much Help"
Symptoms of Serious Problems
Legal Aspects of Seeking Outside Assistance
Summary
References
Exercises
Iterative Case Study Analysis: Fourth Analysis
The Discipline Problem Analysis Inventory (DPAI)
Have I Done All I Can to Prevent Misbehavior?
Chapter t: The Basics
Chapter 2: Nature of the Discipline Problem
Chapter 3: Understanding Why Children Misbehave
Chapter 4: Philosophical Approaches to Classroom Management
Chapter 5: The Professional Teacher
Chapter 6: Structuring the Environment
Am I Effectively Resolving Misbehavior?
Chapter 7: Coping with Common Behavior Problems: Nonverbal Interventions
Chapter 8: Coping with Common Behavior Problems: Verbal Interventions and Use of Logical Consequences
Chapter 9: Classroom Interventions for Chronic Behavior Problems
Chapter 10: Seeking Outside Assistance
General Guidelines for Working with Special Needs Students
Decisions and Tasks for Beginning the School Year
Index

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