Practical Classroom Management

Practical Classroom Management

by Vern Jones
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0137082118

ISBN-13: 9780137082117

Pub. Date: 12/05/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Practical Classroom Management presents hands-on methods for creating a positive learning environment, working with behavioral problems, and dealing with a range of challenges in the K-12 classroom.

This text uses real-life examples to help both pre- and in-service teachers understand and apply the principles of classroom management in their own classroom

Overview

Practical Classroom Management presents hands-on methods for creating a positive learning environment, working with behavioral problems, and dealing with a range of challenges in the K-12 classroom.

This text uses real-life examples to help both pre- and in-service teachers understand and apply the principles of classroom management in their own classroom situations. The text uses case studies, examples, and descriptions of specific strategies based on current research and classroom experience. Practical Classroom Management features classrooms ranging from kindergarten through the twelfth grade. It focuses on creating positive learning environments for students, and provides extensive, practical materials on both problem solving and building individual behavior change plans for students with behavioral problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137082117
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/05/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

chapter 1 Understanding Effective Classroom Management

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Classroom Management in Perspective

Key Components of Effective Classroom Management

Student Factors That Influence Students’ Learning and Behavior

Developing Your Approach to Classroom Management

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading

chapter 2 Creating Supportive Personal Relationships in the Classroom

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Teacher Student Relationships

Establishing Positive Relationships with Students

Methods for Communicating Caring and Support

Creating a Community of Support by Developing Positive Peer Relationships in the Classroom

Developing a Positive School Climate

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading

chapter 3 Working with Parents 

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Methods for Obtaining Parental Support

Involving Parents in the Classroom

Parent Conferences

Dealing Effectively with Parents’ Criticisms and Confrontations

Additional Methods for Positively Engaging Parents of Second Language Learners

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading  

chapter 4 Developing Standards for Classroom Behavior  

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Beginning the School Year: Establishing Behavior Standards

Classroom Procedures

Classroom Management Skills that Help Maintain On-Task Behavior

Dealing with Common Classroom Disruptions

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading  

chapter 5 Increasing Students’ Motivation to Learn  

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Key Issues in Student Motivation to Learn  

Students’ Academic Needs  

What Every Teacher Needs to Know about Working with Students Receiving Special Education Services

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading  

chapter 6 Responding to Violations of Rules and Procedures  

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Effective Responses to Irresponsible Student Behavior  

Responding to Defiant Behavior  

Handling Violent Student Behavior

A Classroom Procedure for Responding to Disruptive Behavior

Using Problem Solving to Assist Students in Learning More Responsible Behavior

Incorporating Problem Solving into a Schoolwide Student Management Plan

The Role of Reinforcement in Encouraging Students to Act Responsibly

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading  

chapter 7 Developing Individual Behavior Change Plans  

Key Chapter Knowledge and Skills

Understanding What Causes Student Behavior: Conducting an Environmental Analysis/Functional Assessment  

Strategies for Helping Students Develop New Behavior Skills  

A Team Approach to Developing a Positive Behavior Change Plan  

Action Plan for Enhancing Your Classroom Management Skills

Recommended Reading  

appendix A Recommendations for Secondary-Level Teachers Regarding the Teaching of Limited English-Proficient Students  

References  

Subject Index  

Acknowledgments

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >