Teacher's Essential Guide: Classroom Management

Teacher's Essential Guide: Classroom Management

by Jim Burke
     
 

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ISBN-10: 043993446X

ISBN-13: 9780439934466

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.

The Teacher's Essential Guide to Classroom Management offers classroom teachers concise, effective solutions to the most common instructional challenges they face. These solutions are based on a combination of research and Jim's own experience as a public school teacher who gets up every morning and works with his own students. Classroom management is about not only

Overview

The Teacher's Essential Guide to Classroom Management offers classroom teachers concise, effective solutions to the most common instructional challenges they face. These solutions are based on a combination of research and Jim's own experience as a public school teacher who gets up every morning and works with his own students. Classroom management is about not only creating an effective classroom environment but reducing teachers' stress, increasing productivity - for both teachers and students -- and ensuring a safe, equitable environment committed to the proposition that all kids can learn and succeed For use with Grades 6–12.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439934466
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
Scholastic First Discovery
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     5
Classroom Management Self-Assessment     8
Your Classroom
Create a Positive First Impression     10
Maintain a Positive and Productive Relationship With All Students     15
Use Your Walls to Educate, Communicate, and Celebrate     21
Assign Seats Based on Individual and Instructional Needs     27
Effective Instruction
Begin the Period Efficiently     32
End the Period Productively     37
Provide a Disciplined, Supportive Classroom Environment     41
Manage Group Instruction Productively     47
Learning for All     52
Meet the Needs of All Students     52
Meet the Needs of English Language Learners     57
Support Students With Special Needs     62
Support Students With Specific Learning Disabilities     68
Positive Discipline     74
Teach Self-Discipline and Personal Responsibility     74
Administer Discipline With Dignity     80
Communicate Policies, Procedures, and Principles in Your Syllabus     85
Establish and Maintain an Effective Approach to Discipline     90
Troubleshooting
Assignments     95
Attendance     97
Record Keeping     98
Abuse     100
Cheating     102
Materials and Equipment     104
Field Trips     105
Substitutes     106
Emergencies     108
Conferences     109
Recommended Reading     112

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