Classroom Management Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community

ISBN-10: 0470522798

ISBN-13: 9780470522790

Edition: 4th 2010

Authors: Paul Burden

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This resource will not only help educators learn how to build positive classroom communities, but they'll also find out how to involve students in the creation of their learning environment. It helps them gain a practical understanding of what can be accomplished utilizing the technical aspects of classroom management. New practical examples are included to cover situations that are currently found in today's classrooms. The pages have also been updated with the latest research in the field. In addition, information is presented on discipline. New tables also show educators how this book addresses professional standards from INTASC, Praxis II Principles of Teaching and Learning, Praxis III, and NBPTS.
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List price: $126.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Understanding Management and Discipline in the Classroom
A Community of Learners
What Is Classroom Management?
Order in the Classroom
Areas of Responsibility
Understanding Misbehavior
Misbehavior in Context
Types of Misbehavior
Causes of Misbehavior
Degrees of Severity
Principles for Working with Students and Preventing Misbehavior
What Effective Behavior Management Accomplishes
Models of Discipline
The Degree of Control
Low Teacher Control Approaches
Congruent Communication
Discipline as Self-Control
Teaching with Love and Logic
Inner Discipline
From Discipline to Community
Medium Teacher Control Approaches
Logical Consequences
Cooperative Discipline
Positive Discipline
Noncoercive Discipline
Discipline with Dignity
Win-Wine Discipline
High Teacher Control Approaches
Behavior Modification
Assertive Discipline
Positive Discipline
Discipline Without stress
Determining Your Management Plan
Your Management Philosophy
Your Management Plan
Preparing for the School Year
Preparing for the School Year
Making Management Preparations
Making Instructional Preparations
Managing Assessment, Record Keeping, and Reporting
Establishing a Plan to Deal with Misbehavior
Planning for the First Day
Conducting the First Day
Organizing Your Classroom and Materials
Floor Space
Storage Space
Bulletin Boards and Wall Space
Planning to Work with Families
Reasons for Working with Families
Understanding Families
Why Some Families Resist Involvement
Working through Cultural and Language Differences
Building a Family Support System
Contacting and Communicating with Families
Ways to Communicate with Families
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Choosing Rules and Procedures
Rules in the Classroom
Examine the Need for Rules
Select the Rules
Teach and Review the Rules
Obtain Commitments
Procedures in the Classroom
Examine the Need for Procedures
Select the Procedures
Teach and review the Procedures
Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior
Having a Mental Set for Management
Emotional Objectivity
Building Positive Teacher-Student Relationships
Level of Dominance
Level of Cooperation
Types of Students
Interacting with Students
Managing Whole-Group Instruction
Preenting Misbehavior
Managing Movement Through the Lesson
Maintaining a Group Focus
Helping Students Assume Responsibility for Their Behavior
Their Behavior
Maintaining Student Attention and Involvement
Improing Classroom Climate with Reinforcers
Types of Reinforcers
Using Reinforcers Effectively
Motivating Students to Learn
Planning for Motivation
Motivational Strategies for Instruction
Motivational Strategies for Evaluation and Feedback
Addressing Issues of Diversity
Classroom Management Implications for Diverse Classrooms
Diverse Classrooms
Sources of Student Diversity
Cognitive Area
Affective Area
Physical Area
Learning Styles
Creative Potential
Cultural Diversity
Students at Risk
Socioeconomic Status
Creating an Inclusive, Multicultural Classroom
Create a Supportive, Caring Environment
Offer a Responsive Curriculum
Vary Your Instructrion
Provide Assistance When Needed
Helping Students with Special Needs
Students with Disabilities
Students with Learning Disabilities
Students with Emotional or Behavioral Problems
Students with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)
Students with Speech and Language Disorders
Students with Hearing Impairments
Students with Visual Impairments
Students with Physical and Health Impairments
Students with Limited English Proficiency
Students Who Are Trouled
Substance Abuse
Students Who Have Been Abused or Neglected
Students Prone to Violence, Vandalism, and Bullying
Students Living in Poverty
Students Facing Serious Challenges
Planning and Conducting Instruction
Planning Decisions Affect Behavior Management
The Degree of Structure in Lessons Ways to Group Students for Instruction
Planning to Hold Students Academically Accountable
Managing Lesson Delivery
The Beginning of a Lesson
The Middle of the Lesson
The Ending of a Lesson
Managing Student Work
Managing Seatwork Effectively
Collecting Assignments And Monitoring Their Completion
Maintaining Records of Student Work
Managing the Paperwork
Giving Students Feedback
Responding to Inappropriate Behavior
The Principle of Least Intervention
Some Practices to Avoid
Cautions and Guidelines for Punishment
A Three-Step Response Plan
Situational Assistance
Mild Responses
Moderate Responses
Dealing with Chronic Misbehaviors
Dealing with Challenging or Violent Students
Understanding Challenging and Violent Students
Early Signs of Serious Problems
Planning to Work with Challenging and Violent Students
Teachig Students Alternatives to Disruption and Violence
Dealing with Anger
Techniques for Solving Problems
Developing New Behavioral Skills
Responding to Disruptive or Violent Behavior
Approaches to Use in the Classroom
Seeking Outside Help
References and Further Readings
Name Index
Subjet Index
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