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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470522790
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/22/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 808,809
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Management and Discipline in the Classroom 1

2 Models of Discipline 15

3 Preparing for the School Year 42

4 Planning to Work with Families 66

5 Choosing Rules and Procedures 87

6 Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior 101

7 Motivating Students to Learn 124

8 Addressing Issues of Diversity 150

9 Helping Students with Special Needs 173

10 Planning and Conducting Instruction 193

11 Responding to Inappropriate Behavior 218

12 Dealing with Challenging or Violent Students 239

References and Further Readings 263

Name Index 273

Subject Index 277

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