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Practical Classroom Management

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ISBN-10: 0137082118

ISBN-13: 9780137082117

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Vern Jones

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Practical Classroom Managementpresents hands-on methods for creating a positive learning environment, working with behavioral problems, and dealing with a range of challenges in the K-12 classroom. This text uses real-life examples to help both pre- and in-service teachers understand and apply the principles of classroom management in their own classroom situations. The text uses case studies, examples, and descriptions of specific strategies based on current research and classroom experience. Practical Classroom Managementfeatures classrooms ranging from kindergarten through the twelfth grade. It focuses on creating positive learning environments for students, and provides extensive, practical materials on both problem solving and building individual behavior change plans for students with behavioral problems.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298

Preface
Understanding Effective Classroom Management
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Classroom Management in Perspective
Key Components of Effective Classroom Management
Student Factors That Influence Students' Learning and Behavior
Developing Your Approach to Classroom Management
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Creating Supportive Personal Relationships in the Classroom
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Teacher Student Relationships
Establishing Positive Relationships with Students
Methods for Communicating Caring and Support
Creating a Community of Support by Developing Positive Peer Relationships in the Classroom
Developing a Positive School Climate
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Working with Parents
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Methods for Obtaining Parental Support
Involving Parents in the Classroom
Parent Conferences
Dealing Effectively with Parents' Criticisms and Confrontations
Additional Methods for Positively Engaging Parents of Second Language Learners
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Developing Standards for Classroom Behavior
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Beginning the School Year: Establishing Behavior Standards
Classroom Procedures
Classroom Management Skills that Help Maintain On-Task Behavior
Dealing with Common Classroom Disruptions
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Increasing Students' Motivation to Learn
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Key Issues in Student Motivation to Learn
Students' Academic Needs
What Every Teacher Needs to Know about Working with Students Receiving Special Education Services
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Responding to Violations of Rules and Procedures
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Effective Responses to Irresponsible Student Behavior
Responding to Defiant Behavior
Handling Violent Student Behavior
A Classroom Procedure for Responding to Disruptive Behavior
Using Problem Solving to Assist Students in Learning More Responsible Behavior
Incorporating Problem Solving into a Schoolwide Student Management Plan
The Role of Reinforcement in Encouraging Students to Act Responsibly
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Developing Individual Behavior Change Plans
Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills
Understanding What Causes Student Behavior: Conducting an Environmental Analysis/Functional Assessment
Strategies for Helping Students Develop New Behavior Skills
A Team Approach to Developing a Positive Behavior Change Plan
Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills
Recommended Reading
Appendix A Recommendations for Secondary-Level Teachers Regarding the Teaching of Limited English-Proficient Students
References
Subject Index
Acknowledgments