9780135010631

Classroom Management A Proactive Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135010631

  • ISBN10:

    0135010632

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/6/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The author writes his comprehensive text based on three principles: community, prevention of discipline problems, and positive support for students with behavior difficulties. The text is filled with practical strategies in managing classroom behavior based on theories of human behavior, merging the best practices of both general and special education in order to provide a practical and research-based guide to managing all students in the classroom.A comprehensive view of classroom management based on community, prevention, and positive behavior supports; Integrates theory with practice; Deals with significant classroom issues including how to prevent problem behaviors, how to establish a classroom community and how to teach social skills to student with problem behaviors; Classroom management for all students including the culturally diverse and those with special needs; Special consideration is given to students with the following problem behaviors: ADHD, nonverbal learning disabilities, passive-aggressive behavior, depression, aggressive behaviors, and students receiving special education for emotional disabilities; Covers how learning communities meet student basic needs for affiliation, control and mastery; how many behavior problems can be prevented through consistent routines, effective group management, engaging lessons and positive student-teacher relationships; and for those students with emotional or behavioral difficulties, interventions must be data-based and proactive.Designed to meet the needs of both pre-service and veteran educators, both in general and special education, and pre-service and graduate students studying early childhood, elementary and special education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  An Introduction to Proactive Classroom Management

PART I.    Community

Chapter 2  Building a Classroom Community

Chapter 3  Developing Positive Student-Teacher Relationships

PART II.    Prevention

Chapter 4  Managing Groups

Chapter 5  Enhancing Student Motivation

Chapter 6  Engaged Learning

PART III.    Positive Behavioral Supports

Chapter 7  Proactive Behavioral Intervention Strategies

Chapter 8  Managing Problem Behaviors

Chapter 9  Students with Emotional Problems

Appendix A  The Self-Control Inventory

Appendix B  The Proactive Classroom Management Checklist

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