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.
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.
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.