Fred Jones Tools for Teaching: Discipline, Instruction, Motivation [With DVD] / Edition 2

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  • ISBN-13: 9780965026321
  • Publisher: Frederic H. Jones & Associates, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 339
  • Product dimensions: 11.02 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     iii
Acknowledgements     vi
The Study Group Activity Guide     vii
Tools for Teaching Videos     viii
Research and Development     ix
Building a Classroom Management System
Learning from the "Natural" Teachers     1
Focusing on Prevention     13
Exploiting Proximity
Working the Crowd     29
Arranging the Room     37
Creating Independent Learners
Weaning the Helpless Handraisers     51
Praise, Prompt and Leave: The Verbal Modality     59
Visual Instructional Plans: The Visual Modality     71
Say, See, Do Teaching: The Physical Modality     83
Raising Expectations
Creating Motivation     103
Providing Accountability     119
Building Classroom Structure
Succeeding from Day One     133
Teaching Routines     145
Learning to Mean Business
Understanding Brat Behavior     161
Staying Calm: Our Emotions     171
Being Consistent: Our Thoughts     183
Setting Limits: Our Actions     193
Following Through     207
Eliminating Backtalk     223
Dealing with the Unexpected     241
Producing ResponsibleBehavior
Building Cooperation     251
Teaching Responsibility     263
Turning Problem Students Around     283
Initiating Preferred Activity Time     295
Positive Classroom Management
Dealing with Typical Classroom Crises     309
Exploiting the Management System     321
Index     335
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2007

    Teacher of Teachers

    I coach new educators every day and this book is invaluable. It has clear techniques, shares the reasons behind the rules, and it is funny too. I strongly recommend it if you are struggling to manage your group or keep having trouble with 'helpless handraisers' or 'backtalk.'

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 4, 2006

    The #1 Indispensible Teaching Book

    Simply put: This book covers all the bases. If you are a new teacher stressing out, this book is a must. If you are a veteran teacher searching for that spark you had a few years ago, this book is the answer. For whatever reason, colleges do a really poor job preparing this country's soon-to-be teachers. All I remember learning about in my EDU classes was theory after theory. Once I started teaching I quickly realized that my college professors didn't prepare me for the realities of teaching. (All of you veterans out there know exactly what I am talking about.) Anyhow, if you are looking to be more successful in the classroom, at any point in your career, pay the $30 and if this book takes away just one headache during your next month of teaching then it was worth it.

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  • Posted May 15, 2010

    Great Tools and Suggestions!

    Fred Jones offers a helpful and easy way for teachers to manage his or her classroom. This book is useful for beginning or veteran teachers. While the book may sound like it is geared for teachers, it also help students because it all about effective management and engagement. There are tips about how to set up your classroom to how to deal with chronic problem students. All teachers can relate to these situations as described in the book. Ultimately, each teacher must decide what works best for his or classroom, but there are great ideas and suggestions in this book. I highly recommend this book for ALL teachers of ALL levels.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 11, 2009

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    Excellent!

    I love this book. It is very informative and presents its pertinent information with a humorous delivery. The illustrations will make you laugh. The book reveals useful techniques of classroom management and teaching. I highly recommend Tools for Teaching.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2006

    Bounces Around!

    This book has some great ideas but seems to discuss skills and techniques in opposite order. Written for upper grades. Seems author does not have immediate knowledge about what a primary classroom is like.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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