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Elementary Classroom Management: Lessons from Research and Practice / Edition 5

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Overview

"Stressing the need to build caring, supportive relationships with and among students, this text offers research-based guidance on effective classroom management. It addresses current concerns about student motivation and helps prospective and beginning teachers develop a philosophy of classroom management that focuses on building connections with students and creating safe, caring classrooms." The text profiles five master teachers (grades K, 1, 3, 4 and 5/6) in very different school settings as they create classrooms that are orderly and productive, humane and caring. The integration of the thinking and the actual management practices of five real elementary teachers into discussions of research-based management principles prompts readers to connect theories with actual results. Coverage of a first-year kindergarten teacher has been added to the new edition to allow the authors to present the views of a novice educator.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073378626
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 2/3/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 589,171
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol S. Weinstein has recently retired from her position as Professor of Education at Rutgers Graduate School of Education, where she was Associate Dean of Teacher Education and Chair of the Department of Learning and Teaching. She received her doctorate from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1975. A former public school teacher, she has authored dozens of journal articles and book chapters on topics ranging from the physical design of classrooms to prospective teachers' beliefs about classroom management. Her most recent work has focused on “culturally responsive classroom management,” and she served as the guest editor for a special issue of Theory Into Practice on “Managing Classrooms in a Diverse Society.” With Carolyn Evertson, she co-edited the first Handbook of Classroom Management: Research, Practice, and Contemporary Issues (to be published by Erlbaum, 2006). She has also written a companion volume to this text on managing secondary classrooms (McGraw-Hill). In July 2000, she received a Contributing Researcher Award from the American Federation of Teachers for "Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice in Effective Classroom Management." Her special interests are classroom organization and management, violence prevention, and teacher education.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The elementary classroom environment : crowded, complex, and potentially chaotic 2
Ch. 2 Designing the physical environment 32
Ch. 3 Setting the tone : building safer, more caring classrooms 62
Ch. 4 Establishing norms for behavior 99
Ch. 5 Working with families 126
Ch. 6 Making the most of classroom time 170
Ch. 7 Enhancing students' motivation 202
Ch. 8 Managing independent work 231
Ch. 9 Managing groupwork 264
Ch. 10 Managing recitations and discussions 299
Ch. 11 Protecting and restoring order 336
Ch. 12 Helping students with special needs 383
Ch. 13 Preventing and responding to violence 430
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