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Teacher-Tested Classroom Management Strategies

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ISBN-10: 0137149158

ISBN-13: 9780137149155

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Blossom S Nissman

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This guide presents over 100 teacher-tested classroom management strategies for K-12 classrooms, including addressing management problems such as: absenteeism, disruptive behavior, tardiness, lack of motivation, and short attention spans. Readers are presented with a classroom management problem, the teacher's concern, and workable options for solving each discipline problem. Additionally, classroom management problems are organized alphabetically for easy reference. This guide was designed to present management methods that will give the classroom teacher the freedom to provide each child with maximum opportunities to learn, as well as facilitate productive relationships with…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Classroom Management Strategies
Absenteeism/Attendance #1
Absenteeism/Attendance #2
Adjusting to School Routines
After-School Job Interest Results in Academic Problems
Alcohol Use
Annoying Classroom Distractions
Antagonism with Authority
Argumentative Student
Attention-Getting Behavior
Attention-Seeking Well-Behaved Student
Attitude Change
Bathroom Sharing
Behavior Problems
Boastful, Attention-Seeking Student
Bulletin Boards
Calling Out in Class-Response #1
Calling Out in Class-Response #2
Children from Broken Homes
Class Clown
Classroom Rules
Cleaning Up Work Areas
Clerical Work
Communication with the Administration
Controlling Other Classroom Students While Instructing Individuals or Small Groups
Coping with the Death of a Relative, Peer, or Friend of a Student
Demanding Students
Destructiveness to Property
Developing Listening Skills
Disruption in Learning Caused by Student Attendance in Mandated Programs
Disruptive Behavior (Fighting, Arguments)
Drawing on Desk/School Property
Drug Abuse
Failure to Ask for Help/Shyness
Fighting: Not Getting Along, Name Calling, etc.
Hands-On Projects
Home Influences
Homework Policy and Procedure
Hyperactivity-Shift in Attention
Hyperactivity and Distractibility
Immature Behavior
Improving Listening Skills
Inappropriate Behavior During Lunch and/or Recess
Incomplete Class Assignments and/or Homework
Individual Attention to Special Needs Students
Individualization: Dependency
Interruptions from Administration
Interruptions During Group Work
Lack of Commonsense Behavior
Lack of Discipline at Home: Part 1
Lack of Discipline at Home: Part 2
Lack of Interest in Academics
Lack of Motivation: Part 1
Lack of Motivation: Part 2
Lack of Respect
Lack of Self-Esteem of Student Required to Receive Outside Classroom Aid
Learning Centers
Listening Skills Development
Low Frustration Tolerance
Lying to Authority Figures
Misuse of Teachers or Aides' Time
Motivation To Complete Assignments
Name Calling, Sometimes Racial
Negative Response to Requests and Rules
Nervous Habits in Classroom
Noisy Work Habits
Not Dressed for Gym
Off-Task Behavior
Prestige: Equal Value to All Subjects
Parental Involvement with Their Children
Parent Support Procedures
Planning and Innovation
Playground Interaction
Poor Adjustment to Change in Environment
Poor Attitude In and Toward School
Poor or Nonexistent Work Habits
Pride in One's Work
Putting Proper Identification on Papers
Quiet Activities for Independent Work
Rivalry Toward Peers
Short Attention Span
Silent Child
Sitting in Seat
Social Adjustment of New Student
Stealing School Property
Storage Space for Minimal Cost
Student Argues and Denies Involvement in a Negative Action
Student Criticism
Student Has Personal Problem That Seems to Interfere With His Progress, But He Has Not Shared This Information With the Teacher
Student Who Works Accurately But More Rapidly Than Others
Student Who Works Inaccurately and Rushes Through Assignments
Students Rushing to Leave Room When Bell Rings
Substitute Teachers
Talking in the Classroom
Teacher Stress
Television and the Internet
A Teacher-Tested Elementary Classroom Management System
Basic Components
Additional Specific Management Suggestions Provided by Middle and Secondary School Teachers
Acting Out
Lack of Motivation
Noisy Work and Behavior Habits
A Teacher-Tested Middle and Secondary Classroom Management System
The Motivational Theory
Basic Components
Lack of Concentration/Daydreaming
Sleep Deprivation/Hunger
Hearing, Sight, other Physical Difficulty
Difficulty with Grade Level Work
Peer Pressure
Skipping School
Fear and Anger
Physical Maturation
Process and Materials
Grab Bag
Honor Pass
Free Hall Pass
Classroom Honor Board
Student of the Week Award
"See Me" Slip
Positive Parent Communication
Acting Upon the Typical Insecurities Of Self Among Adolescents
Theory Summary
The School Counselor's Role in Classroom Management
Conclusion and Additional Resources
Additional Resources