Classroom Management From the Ground Up

Classroom Management From the Ground Up


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Classroom management can make or break your teaching, but how can you implement it most effectively? In this crucial book from bestselling authors Todd Whitaker, Katherine Whitaker, and Madeline Whitaker, you’ll gain practical strategies for designing or improving your classroom management from the ground up. You’ll find out how to lay the foundation with strong relationships, and then how to set high and clear expectations, and how to be consistent. You’ll also learn how to tweak and hit the rest button when things don’t go as planned.

Each chapter includes a foundational understanding of the concept, powerful stories and examples, how-to applications, and tweaks. In addition, each chapter includes a "What You Can Do Tomorrow" section—strategies you can implement immediately. Whether you are a new or experienced teacher, this book will help you improve student behavior from the outset so that you can spend your valuable class time on what matters most—the learning!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138552319
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/10/2018
Pages: 130
Sales rank: 1,130,485
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Todd Whitaker (@toddwhitaker) is a professor of educational leadership at the University of Missouri. He is a leading presenter in the field of education and has written more than 40 books, including the national bestsellers, What Great Teachers Do Differently and Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher, co-written with Madeline Whitaker and Katherine Whitaker.

Madeline Whitaker (@MWhitakerGood) is a national presenter, author, and middle school teacher in Columbia, Missouri.

Katherine Whitaker (@MissWhitaker294) is a national presenter, author, and high school teacher in Kansas City, Missouri.

Table of Contents

    1. House Metaphor 2. Effective Instruction 3. The Foundation—Building Relationships 4. The Structure—High and Clear Expectations 5. The Maintenance—Consistency 6. The Reset—Your Last Resort 7. Conclusion: Your Tomorrow

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