ISBN-10:
0132868628
ISBN-13:
9780132868624
Pub. Date:
01/25/2013
Publisher:
Pearson
Principles of Classroom Management: A Professional Decision-Making Model / Edition 7

Principles of Classroom Management: A Professional Decision-Making Model / Edition 7

by James Levin, James F. Nolan

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ISBN-13: 9780132868624
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 245,798
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. James Nolan served as an elementary teacher, a secondary German teacher, and secondary teacher and a secondary guidance counselor in Pennsylvania schools. Currently he is the Hermanowicz Professor of Teacher Education and Professor in Charge of Elementary and Secondary Field Experiences. For the last 15 years he has been working with an elementary level professional development school partnership between Penn State University and the State College Area School district. His scholarship focuses on classroom management, teacher supervision and evaluation, and teacher education and professional development.

Dr. James Levin is recently retired Director of Academic Advising, Eberly College of Science and Associate Professor of Education in the Graduate School at Penn State University. Dr. Levin has consulted with hundreds of school districts, alternative schools and treatment centers on the topic of working successfully with students who display disruptive behavior. He has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses and secondary math and science in inner city and suburban schools and residential cites for adjudicated youth. He has co-authored three other texts on modifying behavior, self-esteem and motivation. Dr. Levin’s research interests include classroom management, science education, and academic advising.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Basics

Chapter 2: Nature of the Discipline Problem

Chapter 3: Understanding Why Children Misbehave

Chapter 4: Philosophical Approaches to Influencing Students

Chapter 5: The Professional Teacher

Chapter 6: Structuring the Environment

Chapter 7: Building Relationships

Chapter 8: Using Nonverbal Interventions to Influence Students To Behave Appropriately

Chapter 9: Using Verbal Interventions and Logical Consequences to Influence Students To Behave Appropriately

Chapter 10: Classroom Interventions for Working with Students Who Exhibit Chronic Behavior Problems

Chatper 11: Seeking Outside Assistance

Appendix A: The Discipline Problem Analysis Inventory (DPAI)

Appendix B: General Guidelines for Working with Special Needs Students

Appendix C: Decisions and Tasks for Beginning the School Year

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