9780205271078

Comprehensive Classroom Management : Creating Communities of Support and Solving Problems

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205271078

  • ISBN10:

    0205271073

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1997
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
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Summary

Prevent Problems And Respond To Behavior Problems With This Essential Classroom Management Resource! -- Highly practical with real-life example, vignettes, case studies, and activities. -- Addresses both the whys and hows of behavior problems and -- Student-centered emphasis on treating students with respect and empowering Classroom management is the number one concern of all new teachers. Faced with large classes, increased numbers of students who arrive at school emotionally stressed, and classes in which students abilities vary widely, teachers are experiencing a heightened need for increased effectiveness in motivating and managing students. The movement toward increased inclusion of students with disabilities has intensified teachers needs in this area. The authors of this book draw on many years of school experience to present practical methods for creating a positive learning environment, working with behavior problems and other challenges in the classroom. This book emphasizes real situations with the intent of helping the reader learn the principles behind problem-solving similar situations.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
PART I FOUNDATIONS OF COMPREHENSIVE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT 1(66)
Classroom Management in Perspective
3(32)
Extent of the Problem
4(4)
Social Factors Influencing Students' Behavior
8(2)
School Factors Influencing Students' Learning and Behavior
10(2)
Classroom Management: A Changing Perspective
12(6)
Comprehensive Classroom Management
18(4)
Factors Influencing How Teachers Manage Their Classrooms
22(6)
Teacher Training in Classroom Management
28(4)
Summary
32(2)
Recommended Reading
34(1)
Understanding Students' Basic Psychological Needs
35(32)
Theoretical Perspectives
38(10)
Students At Risk for School Failure
48(3)
The Issues of Power, Control, Order, and Caring
51(7)
Methods for Discovering Students' Personal Needs
58(1)
Activities for Examining Students' Personal Needs
59(5)
Summary
64(1)
Recommended Reading
65(2)
PART II CREATING POSITIVE INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE CLASSROOM 67(108)
Establishing Positive Teacher-Student Relationships
69(44)
The Teacher as a Model
73(2)
Establishing Effective Relationships with Students
75(17)
Using Effective Communication Skills
92(16)
Evaluating the Quality of Teacher-Student Relationships
108(1)
Summary
109(2)
Recommended Reading
111(2)
Creating Positive Peer Relationships
113(33)
Understanding the Classroom Group
115(5)
Acquaintance Activities
120(6)
Activities for Establishing a Cohesive, Supportive Group
126(7)
Activities for Enhancing Diverse Liking Patterns
133(5)
School Climate
138(3)
Activities for Examining Peer Relationships in the Classroom
141(2)
Assessing the Effect of Classroom Activities for Improving Peer Relationships
143(1)
Summary
143(1)
Recommended Reading
144(2)
Working with Parents
146(29)
Keeping Parents Informed
148(7)
Parent Conferences
155(9)
Methods for Secondary Teachers
164(1)
Dealing Effectively with Parents' Criticism and Conforntation
165(2)
Involvement with Parents of Children Who Have Disabilities
167(1)
Placing School-Home Interaction in Perspective
168(2)
Assessing Parent Contacts
170(1)
Implementing and Assessing New Methods
171(1)
Summary
172(1)
Recommended Reading
172(3)
PART III INCREASING STUDENT MOTIVATION AND LEARNING BY IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS THAT MEET STUDENTS' ACADEMIC NEEDS 175(58)
Enhancing Students' Motivation to Learn
177(56)
Key Issues in Student Motivation to Learn
178(3)
Students' Academic Needs
181(28)
Instructional Methods That Enhance Student Motivation and Learning
209(17)
Implementation Activities
226(1)
Summary
227(4)
Recommended Reading
231(2)
PART IV MINIMIZING DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR AND INCREASING LEARNING BY EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 233(38)
Developing Standards for Classroom Behavior
235(36)
Developing Classroom Behavior Standards or Rules
241(5)
Classroom Procedures
246(6)
Creative Examples of Teaching Rules and Procedures
252(4)
Classroom Management Skills That Help Maximize On-Task Behavior
256(10)
Implementing and Assessing New Teaching Methods
266(3)
Summary
269(1)
Recommended Reading
270(1)
PART V WHEN PREVENTION FAILS: METHODS FOR RESPONDING TO AND ALTERING UNPRODUCTIVE STUDENT BEHAVIOR 271(130)
Responding to Violations of Rules and Procedures
273(33)
Appropriate and Effective Responses to Student Misbehavior: Punishment or Logical, Instructional Consequences?
275(3)
Tips for Handling Minor Disruptions
278(3)
A Classroom Procedure for Responding to Disruptive Behavior
281(3)
Responding to Defiant Behavior
284(6)
Methods for Solving Major and Continuing Student Behavior Problems
290(13)
Activities for Assessing Your Classroom Environment
303(2)
Summary
305(1)
Recommended Reading
305(1)
Using Problem Solving to Resolve Behavior Problems
306(36)
Placing Problem Solving in Context
311(1)
A Model for Solving Problems with Individual Students
311(12)
Methods for Solving Problems between Students
323(8)
Methods for Group Problem Solving
331(8)
Implementation Activities
339(1)
Summary
340(1)
Recommended Reading
340(2)
Behavioristic Management Procedures
342(45)
Behavior Management in Perspective
343(4)
Self-Management
347(9)
Social Skills Training
356(5)
Developing Contracts
361(12)
Developing a Personalized Education Plan
373(11)
Activities for Developing Skill in Data Collection and Using Behavioral Interventions
384(1)
Summary
385(1)
Recommended Reading
386(1)
Schoolwide Student Management Programs
387(14)
A Systems Approach to Managing Student Behavior
387(1)
Schoolwide Student Management Plans
388(9)
The Process for Developing a Schoolwide Student Management Plan
397(1)
Developing a School Plan for Students At Risk for School Failure
398(2)
Summary
400(1)
Recommended Reading
400(1)
Appendix A An Activity for Teaching the Concept of Learning Differences 401(2)
Appendix B Mukilteo School District: Student Rights and Responsibilities 403(4)
Appendix C Possible Procedures for Common Areas in an Elementary School 407
Appendix D Responsibilities for Student Behavior 409tn(2)
Appendix E Roosevelt Middle School Plan for Students At Risk 412(2)
Appendix F Components of the Monroe Middle School Plan for Students At Risk for School Failure 414(2)
Bibliography 416(10)
Name Index 426(6)
Subject Index 432

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