Happy Class: The Practical Guide to Classroom Management

Happy Class: The Practical Guide to Classroom Management

by Jenna Sage

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Overview

Happy Class: The Practical Guide to Classroom Management by Jenna Sage

Happy Class: The Practical Guide to Classroom Management is a teacher’s manual for creating safe and happy classrooms for students and staff. One of the top reasons teachers leave the profession is due to problems with classroom management. This guide provides practical solutions to common classroom concerns. Happy Class will help you to arrange the physical layout of the classroom, positively address challenging behavior, problem solve, meaningfully work with other professionals, and create your own personal and professional happiness. This book is intended for new teachers, experienced teachers, administrators, collaborating professionals, and post-secondary educators. Whether you are struggling with a specific student or just need encouragement or validation this guide will help you to create a Happy Class.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475824841
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/31/2017
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jenna Sage has worked in multiple capacities in the field of education for 20 years. Her passion for making educational shifts and assisting educators to be successful and happy comes from her own personal experience as a student that struggled in school.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Chapter One: Organizing for Happiness
Organizing for You
Organizing for Others
Organizing for a Substitute
Organizing for Students
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Two: Everything You Need to Know You Can Learn from a Kindergarten Teacher
Establishing Classroom Rules and Possible Outcomes
Utilizing Instructional Time and Timely Transitions- Chocolate to Chocolate
Lost and Forgotten Procedures
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Three: Function Junction
Why Does this Keep Happening? Understanding the Functions of Behavior
Replacing the Challenging with What Works: Replacement Behaviors
Interventions Strategies Aligned to Function
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Four: Myths About Consequences
What Happens After
Time In or Time Out: The Overuse of Exclusionary Practices
Alternatives to Exclusionary Practices
Prevention is the Best Medicine
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Five: Opposites Attract: Interventions Aligned to Challenging Behavior
Defiance
Non-Compliance
Lacks Motivation
Needs Control
Disruptive
Impulsive
Off-Task
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Six: Focus on What is Right
Behavior is Communication
Brain Science and What we are Learning about Positivity
Incorporating Positive Behavioral Interventions into the Classroom
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Seven: Data is More than a Four Letter Word-
Using a Four Step Problem Solving Process- 12 pages
The Five W’s of Data
Types of Data Collection
Asking the Right Questions: Analyzing your Data
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Chapter Eight: Who’s in Charge?
Changing Our Own Behavior
Avoiding Burn-out: Patience, Thankfulness, and Mindfulness
My Personal Behavior Plan
Being the Best Me in a Group of We
Chapter Overview and Reflection Questions

Conclusion

Additional Resources

About the Author



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