Focusing on how educators can facilitate the development of self-control and responsibility in students, Successful Classroom Management and Discipline offers comprehensive yet concise coverage of the preventative aspects of classroom management, as well as a wide range of effective intervention strategies. In this Third Edition, authors Tom Savage and Martha K. Savage offer new and updated coverage of teacher stress, legal dimensions of management and discipline, teacher/family collaboration, and bullying. Key Features Features a two-part structure to pinpoint the key dimensions of classroom management: how to prevent classroom issues and how to respond to problems that arise Identifies a measurable goal for K–12 teachers: helping students to develop self-control and responsibility Addresses "teacher burnout" through practical application of stress management Describes bullying behaviors and teacher response, including a section on working with parents, a vital skill for avoiding and resolving serious problems Presents realistic case studies and "What Would You Do?" scenarios to demonstrate chapter concepts
Help difficult students change negative behaviors with these strategies for teaching conflict resolution and anger management, handling power struggles successfully, helping students prevent bullying, and more.
ENABLES K-12 EDUCATORS TO CREATE SUCCESSFUL LEARNING COMMUNITIES — THE FULLY UPDATED NEW EDITION Effective classroom management plans are essential for creating environments that foster appropriate social interactions and engaged learning for students in K-12 settings. New and early-career teachers often face difficulties addressing student discipline, upholding classroom rules and procedures, and establishing positive teacher-student relationships. The seventh edition of Classroom Management is the leading resource for helping educators prevent student misbehavior, respond to challenging situations, and involve their students in building positive classroom communities. This popular textbook covers every vital aspect of classroom management, from planning for the school year and conducting instruction, to managing diverse classrooms and collaborating with colleagues and families. Fully revised to reflect recent changes in K-12 education and address the needs of today's educators, this edition features new and updated methods for fostering positive student behavior, insights on the root causes of misbehavior, strategies for helping students set high expectations, and much more. Written by a respected expert in teaching methods, classroom management, and instructional leadership, this valuable teacher's reference: Covers contemporary topics, methods, and discipline models in classroom management Reflects current InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards and Praxis assessments Features descriptions of classroom management methods used by elementary, middle, and high school teachers in various regions and communities Provides new and unique stories and case studies of real-world classroom situations Offers end-of-chapter summaries and questions, supplemental activities, further reading suggestions, and complete references Includes new tables, charts, and figures that make information more accessible to different types of learners Classroom Management: Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community, Seventh Edition is an ideal text for college professors, teachers in training, and K-12 educators, as well as school administrators and general readers involved in education.
This user-friendly resource will help K-12 teachers become more effective classroom managers. Tracey Garrett provides a new perspective that has been well received by thousands of preservice, novice, and veteran teachers. Each chapter of the book concentrates on a key area (physical design, rules and routines, relationships, engaging instruction, and discipline) and focuses on the importance of that particular area in relation to a teacher's overall classroom management plan. Examples of specific techniques and strategies are presented through three classroom teachers, each representing a different grade level. In addition, four students share their beliefs and experiences related to the different aspects of classroom management and provide unique insight into the lived experience of students in real classrooms in a variety of contexts including urban and suburban schools. Effective Classroom Management is a concise guide designed to prevent problems that require active discipline before they arise. Book features include: classroom examples; case studies; and study questions. There is also an app, "Classroom Management Essentials" available from the itunes store featuring videos of the author and other teachers discussing classroom management strategies and experiences addressed in the book.
This practical book examines models of classroom management by discipline, system, and instruction. Written in an easy-to-read, clearly understandable style, it reviews the latest research on classroom management, addresses the current INTASC standards (nationally-recognized benchmarks for effective teaching), and offers readers a solid foundation for selecting one of the models presented to suit their own style and need. Case studies and scenarios place the reader into real classrooms with real learners, giving them a “snapshot” of these models in action. Coverage includes: classroom management as discipline (behavioral approaches, assertive discipline, positive discipline, and cooperative discipline); classroom management as system (reality therapy and choice therapy, discipline with dignity, building community, and classroom organization); classroom management as instruction (inner discipline, skillstreaming, conflict resolution and peer mediation, and judicious discipline); and developing a personal system (classroom management in a diverse society, and creating a personal system). An excellent resource for teachers of children of all ages and from all backgrounds; its comprehensive glossary and its coverage of INTASC standards makes this an invaluable reference tool.
Provides sound frameworks that can be used to evaluate six tried-and-true discipline models (Dobson, Canters, Jones, Dreikurs, Glasser, and Gordon). This reader-friendly book offers pre-service and in-service teachers useful strategies and real-life examples for classroom success and survival, and is an invaluable resource for any educator.
Maintain a positive classroom environment by implementing the tips, suggestions, and strategies provided in this teacher-friendly resource. With a focus on classroom management, this resource helps teachers support rigorous instruction through topics such as providing a positive learning environment, observing the physical and social classroom environment, handling classroom disruptions, keeping students engaged, communicating with families, and more. Whether you are a new or seasoned educator, this management resource will provide creative ideas and current research-based techniques to support the development of a positive classroom environment.
This is a guide for teachers who confront discipline problems in their classrooms, covering the root causes of most dicipline problems. It outlines seven effective tools to prevent and/or minimise those problems, encouraging behaviour modification.
A teacher's success throughout the school year is largely determined by the events of the first few weeks of school. In his highly successful book Discipline in the Secondary Classroom (more than 100,000 copies sold), classroom management guru Randall Sprick offers practical strategies for beginning the school year, organizing the classroom for success, and establishing rules and behavior expectations for students. He also provides scores of helpful tips gathered from successful classroom teachers or gleaned from the latest educational research. Discipline in the Secondary Classroom is a treasure-trove of practical advice, tips, checklists, reproducibles, posters, and ready-to-use activities that will save teachers time and help them become more effective educators. Both new and seasoned teachers will find this book invaluable for designing a management plan that prevents problems, motivates students, and teaches them to behave responsibly. Discipline in the Secondary Classroom includes nine chapters that cover everything from creating a vision for classroom behavior to modifying a student behavior plan as the school year progresses. Also included is a DVD featuring Dr. Sprick teaching two core topics from within the book: How to finalize your classroom management plan and communicate it to students How to reinforce positive behavior in students rather than react to negative behavior
With an emphasis on Ecological theory, while incorporating the principles of Positive Behavior Support, and Problem-Solving/Functional Behavioral Assessment, this book addresses classroom management theory and strategies for three age groups: early childhood, middle school, and secondary school. As in prior editions, the goal of this book is to broaden and deepen future teachers' understanding of the behavioral problems they are likely to encounter, as well as the solutions they are likely to find effective.Current trends in education are thoroughly explored and analyzed; and, research-based strategies are drawn from the full spectrum of management styles: behavioral, cognitive behavioral, social learning, and humanistic.For future teachers of pre, middle, and secondary school students in tomorrow's classrooms.
Today's Best Classroom Management Strategies: Paths to Positive Discipline, 1/e By C. M. Charles This text presents ten proven strategies that enable teachers to develop and implement high-quality systems of classroom discipline that increase student responsibility and ethical behavior. The contents of the text are organized to address two major tasks that lead to highly effective discipline. The first task, which is addressed before the year or term begins and put in place during the first week, involves initial implementation of an effective system of discipline to begin the year or term. The second task, accomplished over time after school begins, involves working with students and their parents and guardians to progressively enhance the discipline program. This text includes practical suggestions from the most respected authorities in discipline and related areas, including: Linda Albert, Michele Borba, Paula Cook, Barbara Coloroso, Richard Curwin, Tom Daly, Ed Ford, P. M. Forni, Haim Ginott, William Glasser, Thomas Gordon, Diane Gossen, David Johnson, Roger Johnson, Fred Jones, Spencer Kagan, Alfie Kohn, Lynn Lott, Marvin Marshall, Allen Mendler, Ronald Morrish, Jane Nelsen, Ruby Payne, and Harry Wong. Here's what your colleagues are saying about this book... "I'd call this book a 'One-Stop-Shop.' It is almost like you have sat in on my classes and noticed the gaps that I was filling with additional lecture material." -Julie K. Jackson, University of Texas at Austin "The book successfully covers classroom management and discipline through strategies and practical applications as opposed to theory and model-centered approaches of many other texts." -Julie L. Reagan, SUNY Potsdam