Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques for Managing a Brain-Compatible Classroom

Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites: 20 Techniques for Managing a Brain-Compatible Classroom

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by Marcia L. Tate
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412927803

ISBN-13: 9781412927802

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Classroom management is the number one issue for both new teachers and experienced educators. Best-selling author Marsha L. Tate shows that with appropriate planning, a classroom manager can reduce learning problems and increase academic achievement. She demonstrates how to cultivate a physical classroom environment conducive to learning, develop a proactive

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Classroom management is the number one issue for both new teachers and experienced educators. Best-selling author Marsha L. Tate shows that with appropriate planning, a classroom manager can reduce learning problems and increase academic achievement. She demonstrates how to cultivate a physical classroom environment conducive to learning, develop a proactive classroom management plan, deliver brain-compatible lessons, and deal with chronic behavior problems.

Providing easy-to-implement strategies, this reader-friendly guide covers the use of lighting, music, humor, constructive conversations, movement, classroom rituals, and parental support to actively engage students in a positive way.

Each chapter follows a consistent structure and contains a clear definition of the strategy, the strategy's theoretical framework, numerous sample classroom applications, and reflective activities for creating your own strategies.

A renowned speaker, Tate has taught over 125,000 teachers, parents, and community leaders worldwide. Designed to complement her other best-selling books, this new work is sure to be an essential resource for all teachers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412927802
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Be Proactive, Not Reactive
2. Expect the Best!
3. Understand the Symptoms
4. Light Up Their World
5. Let the Music Play
6. Color Their World
7. Stop and Smell the Roses
8. Create a Natural Environment
9. Keep Them Laughing
10. “Hook” Them In
11. Make Learning Relevant
12. Teach Your Rituals
13. Let Them Talk!
14. Let Them Move!
15. Accentuate the Positive
16. Celebrate Good Times, Come On!
17. Use Low-Profile Interventions
18. Deemphasize the Negative
19. Get Help With Chronic Behavior Challenges
20. Solicit Parental Support
Bibliography
Index

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Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good book for classroom management using student engagement ideas for classroom management. I especially liked the chapter on celebrations