Classroom Management: Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community / Edition 4

Classroom Management: Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community / Edition 4

by Paul Burden
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470522798

ISBN-13: 2900470522799

Pub. Date: 09/22/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Learn how to create a positive classroom community with the Fourth Edition of Paul Burden's Classroom Management: Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community. Grounded in research, yet written in an accessible style, this text offers prospective teachers practical strategies for motivating students, choosing their management plans, working with families,

Overview

Learn how to create a positive classroom community with the Fourth Edition of Paul Burden's Classroom Management: Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community. Grounded in research, yet written in an accessible style, this text offers prospective teachers practical strategies for motivating students, choosing their management plans, working with families, maintaining appropriate behavior, and working with special needs students. Burden's Classroom Management is appropriate for teachers of all levels-elementary, middle level, and high school-and follows current standards.

What's New?

Increased coverage of student diversity.

New sections on discipline without stress, gender differences, language differences and cultural diversity, expectionalities, socioeconomic status, and violence and bullying.

Updated references and list of annotated readings.

Hallmark Features:

Tables address professional standards from INTASC, Praxis II Principles of Teaching and Learning, Praxis III, and NBPTS.

Each chapter begins with an outline of headings and subheadings to serve as an advanced organizer for the chapter content.

Voices from the Classroom features real teachers discussing ways in which they dealy with particular topics addressed in each chapter.

Developing Your Management plan encourages readers to make decisions and create their own management plan based on chapter topics.

What Would You Decide engages readers in the content by describing a classroom issue and asking readers how they would solve it by applying the concepts they've learned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900470522799
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/22/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Understanding Management and Discipline in the Classroom 1

A Community of Learners 2

What Is Classroom Management? 4

Order in the Classroom 4

Areas of Responsibility 5

Understanding Misbehavior 8

Misbehavior in Context 8

Types of Misbehavior 8

Causes of Misbehavior 9

Degrees of Severity 11

Principles for Working with Students and Preventing Misbehavior 12

What Effective Behavior Management Accomplishes 13

2 Models of Discipline 15

The Degree of Control 17

Low Teacher Control Approaches 17

Congruent Communication Haim Ginott 18

Discipline as Self-Control Thomas Gordon 21

Teaching with Love and Logic Jim Fay David Funk 22

Inner Discipline Barbara Coloroso 23

From Discipline to Community Alfie Kohn 24

Medium Teacher Control Approaches 25

Logical Consequences Rudolf Dreikurs 26

Cooperative Discipline Linda Albert 27

Positive Discipline Jane Nelsen Lynn Lott Stephen Glenn 28

Noncoercive Discipline William Glasser 29

Discipline with Dignity Richard Curwin Allan Mendler Brian Mendler 29

Win-Wine Discipline Spencer Kagan 31

High Teacher Control Approaches 31

Behavior Modification B.F. Skinner 32

Assertive Discipline Lee Marlene Canter 33

Positive Discipline Fredric Jones 35

Discipline Without stress Marvin Marshall 36

Determining Your Management Plan 38

Your Management Philosophy 38

Your Management Plan 39

3 Preparing for the School Year 42

Preparing for the School Year 43

Making Management Preparations 44

Making Instructional Preparations 44

Managing Assessment, Record Keeping, and Reporting 50

Establishing a Plan to Deal with Misbehavior 51

Planning for the First Day 53

Conducting the First Day55

Organizing Your Classroom and Materials 58

Floor Space 59

Storage Space 62

Bulletin Boards and Wall Space 63

4 Planning to Work with Families 66

Reasons for Working with Families 67

Understanding Families 69

Why Some Families Resist Involvement 69

Working through Cultural and Language Differences 70

Building a Family Support System 71

Contacting and Communicating with Families 72

Ways to Communicate with Families 73

Parent-Teacher Conferences 82

5 Choosing Rules and Procedures 87

Rules in the Classroom 89

Examine the Need for Rules 89

Select the Rules 90

Teach and Review the Rules 93

Obtain Commitments 95

Procedures in the Classroom 96

Examine the Need for Procedures 96

Select the Procedures 96

Teach and review the Procedures 98

6 Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior 101

Having a Mental Set for Management 103

Withitness 103

Emotional Objectivity 104

Building Positive Teacher-Student Relationships 105

Level of Dominance 105

Level of Cooperation 106

Types of Students 107

Interacting with Students 108

Managing Whole-Group Instruction 110

Preenting Misbehavior 110

Managing Movement Through the Lesson 111

Lesson 111

Maintaining a Group Focus 112

Helping Students Assume Responsibility for Their Behavior 112

Their Behavior 112

Maintaining Student Attention and Involvement 114

Involvement 114

Improing Classroom Climate with Reinforcers 118

Types of Reinforcers 119

Using Reinforcers Effectively 121

7 Motivating Students to Learn 124

Planning for Motivation 126

Motivational Strategies for Instruction 127

Motivational Strategies for Evaluation and Feedback 141

8 Addressing Issues of Diversity 150

Classroom Management Implications for Diverse Classrooms 152

Diverse Classrooms 152

Sources of Student Diversity 152

Cognitive Area 152

Affective Area 154

Physical Area 155

Learning Styles 156

Creative Potential 157

Gender 158

Language 159

Cultural Diversity 161

Exceptionalities 163

Students at Risk 164

Socioeconomic Status 165

Creating an Inclusive, Multicultural Classroom 165

Create a Supportive, Caring Environment 166

Offer a Responsive Curriculum 167

Vary Your Instructrion 168

Provide Assistance When Needed 171

9 Helping Students with Special Needs 173

Students with Disabilities 174

Students with Learning Disabilities 175

Students with Emotional or Behavioral Problems 176

Students with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) 178

Students with Speech and Language Disorders 180

Students with Hearing Impairments 181

Students with Visual Impairments 182

Students with Physical and Health Impairments 182

Students with Limited English Proficiency 183

Students Who Are Trouled 184

Substance Abuse 184

Students Who Have Been Abused or Neglected 185

Students Prone to Violence, Vandalism, and Bullying 186

Students Living in Poverty 186

Students Facing Serious Challenges 189

10 Planning and Conducting Instruction 193

Planning Decisions Affect Behavior Management 194

The Degree of Structure in Lessons Ways to Group Students for Instruction 195

Planning to Hold Students Academically Accountable 197

Managing Lesson Delivery 199

The Beginning of a Lesson 200

The Middle of the Lesson 205

The Ending of a Lesson 210

Managing Student Work 212

Managing Seatwork Effectively 212

Collecting Assignments And Monitoring Their Completion 214

Maintaining Records of Student Work 214

Managing the Paperwork 215

Giving Students Feedback 216

11 Responding to Inappropriate Behavior 218

Interventions 219

The Principle of Least Intervention 219

Some Practices to Avoid 221

Cautions and Guidelines for Punishment 222

A Three-Step Response Plan 224

Situational Assistance 224

Mild Responses 227

Moderate Responses 232

Dealing with Chronic Misbehaviors 234

12 Dealing with Challenging or Violent Students 239

Understanding Challenging and Violent Students 240

Behaviors 240

Influences 242

Early Signs of Serious Problems 243

Planning to Work with Challenging and Violent Students 244

Teachig Students Alternatives to Disruption and Violence 247

Dealing with Anger 247

Techniques for Solving Problems 250

Developing New Behavioral Skills 251

Responding to Disruptive or Violent Behavior 252

Approaches to Use in the Classroom 253

Seeking Outside Help 259

References and Further Readings 263

Name Index 273

Subjet Index 277

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