An Interpersonal Approach to Classroom Management: Strategies for Improving Student Engagement / Edition 1

An Interpersonal Approach to Classroom Management: Strategies for Improving Student Engagement / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1412986737
ISBN-13:
9781412986731
Pub. Date:
08/08/2012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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An Interpersonal Approach to Classroom Management: Strategies for Improving Student Engagement / Edition 1

Presenting the psychology behind the best-managed classrooms

The authors engage you from the start by contrasting how differently teachers respond to common situations. They expertly bridge the gap between educational psychology and classroom management from the perspectives of student engagement, peer and student-teacher relationships, and teacher self regulation. Both current and prospective teachers will find helpful tools for engaging difficult students, managing challenging relationships, and handling conflict. Key topics include:

  • Student behavioral, relational, and cognitive engagement in the learning process
  • Classroom structures that contribute to student engagement
  • The contribution of peer relationships to positive and negative behavior management
  • Strategies that help children learn to manage their own behavior
  • Connecting with students who are culturally and linguistically diverse

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412986731
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/08/2012
Series: Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 680,506
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: What Are Your Implicit Theories of Classroom Management?
Part I. Management as a Function of Student Engagement
1. What Does It Mean for Students to Be Engaged?
2. How Do I Organize My Classroom for Engagement?
3. How Do I Create a Classroom Climate That Supports Engagement?
Part II. Management as a Function of Classroom Relationships
4. How Do I Model Caring in Relationships With Students?
5. How Can I Build Supportive Peer Relationships?
6. How Do I Connect With Diverse Students?
Part III. Management as a Function of Teacher Self-Regulation
7. What Does It Mean to Self-Regulate My Classroom Management Tasks?
8. How Can I Improve and Sustain Relationship Quality?
References and Further Reading
Index

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