Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers / Edition 7 by Edmund T. Emmer | 9780205455348 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers / Edition 7

Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers / Edition 7

by Edmund T. Emmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205455344

ISBN-13: 9780205455348

Pub. Date: 03/31/2005

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

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ISBN-13:
9780205455348
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
03/31/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Each chapter contains “Further Readings” and “Suggested Activities.”

Preface.

1. Organizing Your Classroom and Materials.

Five Keys to Good Room Arrangement.

Suggestions for Arranging Your Classroom.

If You Have to “Float.”

Checklist 1: Room Preparation.

2. Choosing Rules and Procedures.

Why Rules and Procedures are Needed.

Preliminary Considerations.

General Procedures.

Procedures during Seatwork and Teacher-Led Instruction.

Procedures for Student Group Work.

Miscellaneous Procedures.

Case Study 2.1: Rules and Procedures in an Eighth-Grade Class.

Case Study 2.2: Procedures for Small-Group Work/Laboratory Activities.

Checklist 2: Rules and Procedures.

3. Managing Student Work.

Your Grading System and Record Keeping.

Feedback and Monitoring Procedures.

Communicating Assignments and Work Requirements.

Case Study 3.1: An Accountability System in an English Class.

Case Study 3.2: Managing Student Work in a Math Class.

Case Study 3.3: Managing Long-Term Assignments.

Case Study 3.4: Poor Work and Study Habits in Mathematics.

Checklist 3: Accountability Procedures.

4. Getting Off to a Good Start.

Perspectives on the Beginning of the Year.

Planning for a Good Beginning.

Activities on the First Day of Classes.

The Second Day of Classes.

After the Second Day.

Case Study 4.1: Beginning the Year in a First-Year Algebra Class Using Cooperative Groups.

Case Study 4.2: Beginning the Year in a High School Biology Class.

Case Study 4.3: Beginning the Year in High School English Using Mastery Learning.

Case Study 4.4: Conduct Problems in a History Class.

Checklist 4: Preparation for the Beginning of School.

5. Planning and Conducting Instruction.

Planning Classroom Activities.

Organizing Activities.

Kounin's Concepts for Managing Group Instruction.

Transition Management.

Instructional Management.

Case Study 5.1: Ms. Carpenter.

Case Study 5.2: Mr. Miller.

Case Study 5.3: Ms. Kendall.

Case Study 5.4: Kounin Concepts.

Case Study 5.5: A Science Lesson.

Checklist 5: Planning for Instruction.

6. Managing Cooperative Learning Groups.

Research on Cooperative Learning.

Strategies and Routines That Support Cooperative Learning.

Monitoring Student Work and Behavior.

Interventions for Groups.

Effective Group-Work Skills.

Beginning the Use of Cooperative Learning Groups.

Checklist 6: Planning for Cooperative Group Instruction.

7. Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior.

Monitoring Student Behavior.

Consistency.

Prompt Management of Inappropriate Behavior.

Building a Positive Climate.

Improving Class Climate through Incentives or Rewards.

Case Study 7.1: Example of Incentives and Rewards.

8. Communication Skills for Teaching.

Constructive Assertiveness.

Empathic Responding.

Problem Solving.

A Note on Parent Conferences

Assertiveness Assessment Scales.

Case Study 8.1: Three Dialogues.

9. Managing Problem Behaviors.

What Is Problem Behavior?

Goals for Managing Problem Behavior.

Management Strategies.

Special Problems.

10. Managing Special Groups.

Teaching Heterogeneous Classes.

Teaching Remedial Classes.

Students with Special Needs.

Case Study 10.1: Using Small Groups in English.

Case Study 10.2: An Inclusion Program in a Middle School.

Problem Scenarios.

Appendix: Answer Keys for Chapter Activities.

References.

Index.

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