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Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers,9780205349951

Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780205349951

ISBN10:
0205349951
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers, Sixth Edition, gives teachers the information and skills they need to establish management systems in today's rich, multicultural classroom, based on the authors' 30 years of research and experience in more than 500 classrooms. This best-selling text helps teachers plan, implement, and develop the most basic classroom management taskto develop a smooth-running classroom that encourages learning. Written for the prospective secondary-level teacher, the text's content is ready to be applied in a classroom setting. The text addresses the planning decisions teachers must make including; arranging the physical space, establishing rules and procedures, planning and conducting instruction, encouraging appropriate behavior, addressing problem behavior, and using good communication skills with particular attention paid to the growth of ethnically diverse classrooms. All examples, checklists, case studies, and group activities are designed for the secondary level.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Organizing Your Classroom and Materials
1(15)
Five Keys to Good Room Arrangement
2(1)
Suggestions for Arranging Your Classroom
3(8)
Bulletin Boards and Walls
3(1)
Floor Space
4(5)
Storage Space and Supplies
9(2)
If You Have to ``Float''
11(5)
Further Reading
12(2)
Suggested Activities
14(1)
Checklist 1: Room Preparation
15(1)
Choosing Rules and Procedures
16(24)
Preliminary Considerations
17(7)
Definition of Terms
18(1)
Identifying School Rules and Procedures
19(1)
Planning Your Classroom Rules
20(2)
Student Participation in Rule Setting
22(1)
Consequences for Rule Violations
23(1)
Planning Classroom Procedures
24(1)
General Procedures
24(4)
Beginning-of-Period Procedures
24(2)
Use of Materials and Equipment
26(1)
Ending the Period
27(1)
Procedures During Seatwork and Teacher-Led Instruction
28(2)
Student Attention During Presentations
28(1)
Student Participation
28(1)
Procedures for Seatwork
29(1)
Procedures for Student Group Work
30(3)
Use of Materials and Supplies
31(1)
Assignment of Students to Groups
32(1)
Student Goals and Participation
32(1)
Cooperative Learning
32(1)
Miscellaneous Procedures
33(7)
Signals
33(1)
Public Address (PA) Announcements and Other Interruptions
33(1)
Special Equipment and Materials
33(1)
Fire and Disaster Drills
34(1)
Split Lunch Period
34(1)
Further Reading
34(1)
Suggested Activities
34(1)
Rules and Procedures in an Eighth-Grade Class
35(1)
Procedures for Small-Group Work/Laboratory Activities
36(2)
Rules and Procedures
38(2)
Managing Student Work
40(16)
Your Grading System and Record Keeping
42(3)
Feedback and Monitoring Procedures
45(2)
Monitoring Student Work in Progress
46(1)
Long-Range Monitoring
47(1)
Communicating Assignments and Work Requirements
47(9)
Instructions for Assignments
47(1)
Standards for Form, Neatness, and Due Dates
48(1)
Procedures for Absent Students
49(1)
Further Reading
49(1)
Suggested Activities
50(1)
An Accountability System in an English Class
50(1)
Managing Student Work in a Math Class
51(1)
Managing Long-Term Assignments
52(1)
Poor Work and Study Habits in Mathematics
53(1)
Accountability Procedures
54(2)
Getting Off to a Good Start
56(31)
Perspectives on the Beginning of the Year
57(1)
Planning for a Good Beginning
58(5)
Procedures for Obtaining Books and Checking Them Out to Students
59(1)
Required Paperwork
60(1)
Class Rosters
60(1)
Seating Assignments
60(1)
First-Week Bell Schedule
61(1)
Tardiness during the First Days of Classes
61(1)
Administrative Tasks
61(1)
Rules
61(1)
Course Requirements
62(1)
A Beginning-of-Class Routine
62(1)
Time Fillers
62(1)
Activities on the First Day of Classes
63(4)
Before Class Begins
63(1)
Administrative Tasks
64(1)
Introductions
64(1)
Discussion of Class Rules
64(1)
Presentation of Course Requirements
65(1)
An Initial Content Activity
66(1)
Ending the Period
67(1)
The Second Day of Classes
67(1)
After the Second Day
68(19)
Further Reading
68(1)
Suggested Activities
69(1)
Beginning the Year in a First-Year Algebra Class Using Cooperative Learning Groups
70(5)
Beginning the Year in a High School Biology Class
75(2)
Beginning the Year in a High School English Class Using Mastery Learning
77(8)
Conduct Problems in a History Class
85(1)
Preparation for the Beginning of School
86(1)
Planning and Conducting Instruction
87(23)
Planning Classroom Activities
88(5)
Types of Activities
89(4)
Organizing Activities
93(2)
Kounin's Concepts for Managing Group Instruction
95(5)
Preventing Misbehavior
95(2)
Managing Movement
97(1)
Maintaining Group Focus
98(2)
Transition Management
100(2)
Instructional Management
102(8)
Planning
102(1)
Presenting New Content
102(1)
Checking for Understanding
103(1)
Further Reading
104(1)
Suggested Activities
105(1)
Ms. Carpenter
105(1)
Mr. Miller
105(1)
Ms. Kendall
106(1)
Kounin Concepts
106(1)
A Science Lesson
107(1)
Planning for Instruction
108(2)
Managing Cooperative Learning Groups
110(19)
Research on Cooperative Learning
112(1)
Strategies and Routines That Support Cooperative Learning
113(4)
Room Arrangement
113(1)
Talk and Movement Procedures
114(1)
Group Attention Singnals
115(1)
Promoting Interdependence within the Group
115(1)
Individual Accountability
116(1)
Monitoring Student Work and Behavior
117(1)
Interventions for Groups
118(1)
Effective Group-Work Skills
119(2)
Social Skills
119(1)
Explaining Skills
120(1)
Leadership Skills
120(1)
Beginning the Use of Cooperative Learning Groups
121(8)
Room Arrangement
122(1)
Procedures and Routines
122(1)
Forming Groups
122(1)
Initial Group Tasks
123(1)
Teaching Group Skills
124(1)
Using Group and Individual Rewards
125(1)
Further Reading
126(1)
Suggested Activities
127(1)
Planning for Cooperative Group Instruction
127(2)
Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior
129(16)
Monitoring Student Behavior
130(2)
Consistency
132(1)
Prompt Management of Inappropriate Behavior
133(1)
Four Ways to Manage Inappropriate Behavior
133(1)
Building a Positive Climate
134(2)
Improving Class Climate through Incentives or Rewards
136(9)
Grades and Other Symbols
137(1)
Recognition
137(1)
Activities as Rewards
138(1)
Material Incentives
139(1)
Caution in the Use of Rewards
139(2)
Further Reading
141(1)
Suggested Activities
141(1)
Examples of Incentives and Rewards
142(3)
Communication Skills for Teaching
145(22)
Constructive Assertiveness
147(3)
Empathic Responding
150(4)
Problem Solving
154(3)
A Note on Parent Conferences
157(10)
Further Reading
158(1)
Suggested Activities
158(1)
Developing Assertiveness Skills
158(2)
Assertiveness Assessment Scales
160(1)
Recognizing Listening Responses
161(1)
Practicing Empathic Responses
162(1)
Problem-Solving Exercises
162(1)
Three Dialogues
163(4)
Managing Problem Behaviors
167(23)
What Is Problem Behavior?
168(2)
Nonproblem
169(1)
Minor Problem
169(1)
Major Problem, but Limited in Scope and Effects
169(1)
Escalating or Spreading Problem
169(1)
Goals for Managing Problem Behavior
170(1)
Management Strategies
170(14)
Minor Interventions
172(2)
Moderate Interventions
174(3)
More Extensive Interventions
177(7)
Special Problems
184(6)
Rudeness toward the Teacher
184(1)
Chronic Avoidance of Work
185(1)
Fighting
186(1)
Other Aggressive Behavior
186(1)
Definance or Hostility toward the Teacher
187(1)
A Final Reminder: Think and Act Positively
187(1)
Further Reading
188(1)
Suggested Activities
189(1)
Managing Special Groups
190(30)
Teaching Heterogeneous Classes
191(7)
Assessing Entering Achievement
191(1)
Modifying Whole-Group Instruction
192(2)
Cooperative Work Groups
194(1)
Small-Group Instruction
195(2)
Mastery Learning
197(1)
Teaching Remedial Classes
198(5)
Learner Characteristics
199(1)
Establishing Your Management System
200(1)
Monitoring Behavior
201(1)
Managing Student Work
202(1)
Planning and Presenting Instruction
202(1)
Students with Special Needs
203(17)
Content Mastery Classroom (CMC)
204(1)
Inclusion
205(1)
Students with Emotional and/or Behavioral Problems
205(2)
Students with Serious Social Deficits, Often Diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome
207(1)
Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
208(1)
Students Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing
209(2)
Students Who Are Visually Impaired or Blind
211(1)
Students Living in Extreme Poverty
212(1)
Students with Limited English Proficiency
213(2)
Further Reading
215(1)
Suggested Activities
215(1)
Using Small Groups in English
216(1)
An Inclusion Program in a Middle School
217(1)
Problem Scenarios
218(2)
Appendix: Answer Keys for Chapter Activities 220(10)
References 230(5)
Index 235


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