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.
With this innovative book, teachers and prospective teachers will gain the skills needed to create a positive classroom community. It presents fundamental principles of classroom management and discipline along with ways to involve students in the creation of their learning environment. The new third edition reflects a practical, realistic view of teaching with the content being organized in a logical, sequential order. Standards are used to guide the development of new teachers, help inservice teachers improve their performance, and assess both teacher preparation and teacher performance.
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.
This latest new edition of Effective Classroom Management is written for new teachers and those who train and guide them. It combines sound practical advice on lesson organisation and teaching methods with an exploration of teachers' feelings about themselves and the children they teach. In this second edition, classroom management is considered from four aspects: management in the classroom; mediation with individuals; modification of behaviour and monitoring school discipline.
MORE THAN 2 MILLION POSITIVE DISCIPLINE BOOKS SOLD The Positive Discipline method has proved to be an invaluable resource for teachers who want to foster creative problem-solving within their students, giving them the behavioral skills they need to understand and process what they learn. In Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers, you will learn how to successfully incorporate respectful, solution-oriented approaches to ensure a cooperative and productive classroom. Using tools like "Connection Before Correction," "Four Problem-Solving Steps," and "Focusing on Solutions," teachers will be able to focus on student-centered learning, rather than wasting time trying to control their students' behavior. Each tool is specifically tailored for the modern classroom, with examples and positive solutions to each and every roadblock that stands in the way of cooperative learning. Complete with the most up-to-date research on classroom management and the effectiveness of the Positive Discipline method, this comprehensive guide also includes helpful teacher stories and testimonials from around the world. You will learn how to: - Model kind and firm leadership in the classroom - Keep your students involved and intrinsically motivated - Improve students’ self-regulation -And more!
This resource provides teachers with tips, suggestions, and strategies for classroom management and maintaining a positive learning environment. This book offers creative ideas and current research-based techniques for topics like observing the physical and social classroom environment, handling classroom disruptions, keeping students engaged, communicating with families, and more.
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.
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.