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Table of Contents
All chapters conclude with "Summary" and "Recommended Reading."
I. FOUNDATIONS OF COMPREHENSIVE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT.
1. Classroom Management in Perspective.
Extent of the Problem.
Social Factors Influencing Students' Behavior.
School Factors Influencing Students' Learning and Behavior.
Effective Schools: A Critical Aspect
of Violence Prevention.
Classroom Management: A Changing Perspective.
Comprehensive Classroom Management.
Factors Influencing How Teachers Manage Their Classrooms.
Teacher Training in Classroom Management.
2. Understanding Students' Basic Psychological Needs.
Students at Risk for School Failure.
The Issues of Power, Control, Order,
Methods for Discovering Students' Personal Needs.
Activities for Examining Students' Personal Needs.
II. CREATING POSITIVE INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE CLASSROOM.
3. Establishing Positive Teacher-Student Relationships.
The Teacher as a Model.
Establishing Effective Relationships
Using Effective Communication Skills.
Evaluating the Quality of Teacher-Student Relationships.
4. Creating Positive Peer Relationships.
Understanding the Classroom Group.
Activities for Establishing a Cohesive, Supportive Group.
Activities for Enhancing Diverse Liking Patterns.
Activities for Examining Peer Relationships in the Classroom.
Assessing the Effect of ClassroomActivities for Improving Peer Relationships.
5. Working with Parents.
Keeping Parents Informed.
Methods for Secondary Teachers.
Dealing Effectively with Parents' Criticism and Confrontation.
Placing School-Home Interaction in Perspective.
Assessing Parent Contacts.
Implementing and Assessing New Methods.
III. INCREASING STUDENT MOTIVATION AND LEARNING BY IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS THAT MEET STUDENTS' ACADEMIC NEEDS.
6. Enhancing Students' Motivation
Key Issues in Student Motivation to Learn.
Students' Academic Needs.
Other Instructional Methods That Enhance Student Motivation and Learning.
IV. MINIMIZING DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR AND INCREASING LEARNING BY EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT.
7. Developing Standards for Classroom Behavior.
Developing Classroom Behavior Standards or Rules.
Creative Examples of Teaching Rules and Procedures.
An Outline for Beginning the School Year.
Classroom Management Skills That Help Maximize On-Task Behavior.
Activities for Implementing and Assessing New Methods.
V. WHEN PREVENTION IS NOT ENOUGH: METHODS FOR ALTERING UNPRODUCTIVE STUDENT BEHAVIOR.
8. Responding to Violations of Rules
Appropriate and Effective Responses to Student Misbehavior: Punishment or Logical, Instructional Consequences?
Tips for Handling Minor Disruptions.
A Classroom Procedure for Responding
to Disruptive Behavior.
Responding to Defiant Behavior.
Methods for Solving Major and Continuing Student Behavior Problems.
Activity for Assessing Your Skills in Responding to Escalating Student Behavior.
9. Using Problem Solving to Resolve Behavior Problems.
Placing Problem Solving in Context.
A Model for Solving Problems with Individual Students.
Methods for Solving Problems between Students.
Methods for Group Problem Solving.
10. Developing Individual Behavior Change Plans.
Behavior Management in Perspective.
Conducting an Environmental Analysis/Functional Assessment.
Strategies for Helping Students Develop New Behavioral Skills.
Conducting an Environmental Assessment/Functional Analysis.
Social Skills Training.
A Team Approach to Developing a Positive Behavior Change Plan.
11. Schoolwide Student Management Programs.
A Systems Approach to Managing Student Behavior.
Schoolwide Student Management Plans.
The Process for Developing a Schoolwide Student Management Plan.
Responding to Serious Threats of Violence by Students.
Appendix A: Mukilteo School District: Student Rights and Responsibilities.
Appendix B: Possible Procedures for Common Areas in an Elementary School.
Appendix C: Responsibilities for Student Behavior.
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This was the most poorly organized textbook I have ever used. The material was so disjointed that I had to utilize other sources to get information for my class. In addition, the index in the back was not exhaustive nor aligned with the material in the book. I would suggest choosing different authors if you need to learn about actual classroom management theories because the Joneses left out some major players.