Managing Secondary Classrooms: Principles and Strategies for Effective Management and Instruction / Edition 1

Managing Secondary Classrooms: Principles and Strategies for Effective Management and Instruction / Edition 1

by Robert D. Alley, Patricia Williams, Kenneth T. Henson
     
 

The goal of this book is to give teachers the skills to successfully manage their classrooms by taking a positive, pro-active stance. Even in cases of difficult classrooms and troubled students, teachers will learn social and emotional contexts to dramatically influence their ability to work with secondary students. Also included are many suggestionsSee more details below

Overview

The goal of this book is to give teachers the skills to successfully manage their classrooms by taking a positive, pro-active stance. Even in cases of difficult classrooms and troubled students, teachers will learn social and emotional contexts to dramatically influence their ability to work with secondary students. Also included are many suggestions to prevent classroom management problems, such as communication tips and skills for working with parents, along with guidelines for understanding the behavior of secondary students and the application of appropriate consequences for both positive and negative behavior. Readers will finish the book with the skills to formulate their own personal philosophy of classroom management and development. Chapters new to this edition are Multicultural Counseling; a new overview of Brief Therapy; expanded coverage of ethical and legal issues, and completely revised and updated references. For pre-service and in-service teachers.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205267255
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/09/1999
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Contexts and Legal Issues1
1Social and Educational Contexts3
2Legal Issues in Managing Student Behavior18
Pt. 2Preventive Management35
3Before School Begins37
4Communication Strategies57
5Starting the Year Right: The First Days75
6Managing Instruction92
7Parental Involvement107
Pt. 3Understanding Student Behavior and Applying Consequences133
8Understanding the Behavior of Secondary Students135
9Using Consequences and Positive Reinforcement150
10Youths in Crises: Solving Social Problems168
Pt. 4Special Populations193
11Students with Special Needs195
12Cultural Differences206
Pt. 5A Problem-Solving Model and the Development of a Philosophy223
13A Model for Solving Discipline Problems225
Name Index242
Subject Index244

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >