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Comprehensive Classroom Management : Creating Communities of Support and Solving Problems

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Edition:
8th
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9780205482962

ISBN10:
0205482961
Format:
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

"I love this book and I love teaching my classroom management course using this book! It is clear, straightforward, and grounded in solid research. It is very comprehensive, yet at the same time, easy to read." -Elizabeth Whiteman, Hudson Valley Community College Comprehensive Classroom Management presents practical methods for creating a positive learning environment, working with behavioral problems, and dealing with a range of challenges in the K-12 classroom. This text uses real-life examples to help both pre- and in-service teachers understand and apply the principles of classroom management in their own classroom situations. The text uses numerous case studies, examples, and descriptions of specific strategies based on current research and classroom experience. The authors focus on creating positive learning environments for students, and provide extensive, practical materials on both problem solving and building individual behavior change plans for students with behavioral problems. New to This Edition bull; bull;Extensive new material in the areas of working with culturally diverse student groups, special education, and teacher-student relationships bull;New research and numerous new examples that keep the text current. bull;Complete Instructor's Manual on CD-ROM with sample test items, activities, reproducible forms, and links to useful websites makes course preparation far easier bull;Classroom vignettes video, free to adopters, that illustrates management issues in short clips Package this text with [Insert MyLabSchool Logo] a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life! Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!

Table of Contents

Preface ix
About the Authors xv
PART 1 Foundations of Comprehensive Classroom Management
1(70)
Classroom Management in Perspective
3(37)
Extent of the Problem
4(5)
Social Factors Influencing Students' Behavior
9(3)
School Factors Significantly Influence Students' Learning and Behavior
12(5)
Classroom Management: A Changing Perspective
17(6)
Comprehensive Classroom Management
23(6)
The Authors' Basic Assumptions about Classroom Management
29(1)
Factors That Influence Teachers' Classroom Management Decisions
30(7)
Developing Your Own Approach to Effective and Professionally Responsible Classroom Management
37(1)
Summary
38(1)
Recommended Reading
39(1)
Understanding Students' Basic Psychological Needs
40(31)
Theoretical Perspectives
42(17)
Students at Risk for School Failure
59(3)
The Issues of Order, Caring, and Power
62(7)
Summary
69(1)
Recommended Reading
70(1)
PART II Creating a Safe and Supportive Learning Community
71(172)
Establishing Positive Teacher-Student Relationships
73(47)
Research on Teacher-Student Relationships
74(5)
The Teacher as a Model
79(1)
Establishing Effective Relationships with Students
80(7)
Methods for Communicating Caring and Support
87(25)
Evaluating the Quality of Teacher-Student Relationships
112(2)
Implementation Activities
114(5)
Summary
119(1)
Recommended Reading
119(1)
Creating Positive Peer Relationships
120(38)
Understanding the Classroom Group
123(6)
Acquaintance Activities
129(7)
Activities for Establishing a Cohesive, Supportive Group
136(8)
Activities for Enhancing Diverse Liking Patterns
144(5)
School Climate
149(7)
Summary
156(1)
Recommended Reading
156(2)
Working with Parents
158(35)
Keeping Parents Informed
160(13)
Parent Conferences
173(11)
Dealing Effectively with Parents' Criticisms and Confrontations
184(2)
Placing School-Home Interaction in Perspective
186(2)
Additional Methods for Positively Engaging Parents of Second Language Learners
188(1)
Assessing Parent Contacts
189(1)
Implementing and Assessing New Methods
190(1)
Summary
191(1)
Recommended Reading
191(2)
Developing Standards for Classroom Behavior
193(50)
Developing General Behavior Standards or Rules
197(9)
Classroom Procedures
206(7)
Creative Examples of Teaching Rules and Procedures
213(5)
An Outline for Beginning the School Year
218(2)
Classroom Management Skills That Help Maximize On-Task Behavior
220(17)
Activities for Implementing and Assessing New Methods
237(3)
Summary
240(1)
Recommended Reading
240(3)
PART III Increasing Student Motivation and Learning by Implementing Instructional Methods That Meet Students' Academic Needs
243(76)
Enhancing Students' Motivation to Learn
245(74)
Key Issues in Student Motivation to Learn
246(3)
Students' Academic Needs
249(43)
Meeting the Needs of Students with Special Needs
292(10)
Two Additional Methods for Enhancing Students' Motivation to Learn: Cooperative Learning and Peer Tutoring
302(8)
Example of Enhancing Motivation and Student Success
310(3)
Implementation Activities
313(3)
Summary
316(1)
Recommended Reading
316(3)
PART IV When Prevention Is Not Enough: Methods for Altering Unproductive Student Behavior
319(124)
Responding to Violations of Rules and Procedures
321(32)
Appropriate and Effective Responses to Irresponsible Student Behavior: Logical, Instructional Consequences or Punishment?
323(3)
A Classroom Procedure for Responding to Disruptive Behavior
326(9)
Tips for Responding to Minor Disruptions
335(4)
Responding to Defiant Behavior
339(10)
Methods for Solving Major and Continuing Student Behavior Problems
349(2)
Activity for Assessing Your Skills in Responding to Escalating Student Behavior
351(1)
Summary
351(1)
Recommended Reading
351(2)
Using Problem Solving to Resolve Behavior Problems
353(35)
Placing Problem Solving in Context
356(1)
A Model for Solving Problems with Individual Students
357(10)
Methods for Solving Problems between Students
367(6)
Methods for Group Problem Solving
373(5)
Incorporating Problem Solving into a Schoolwide Student Management Plan
378(7)
Implementation Activities
385(2)
Summary
387(1)
Recommended Reading
387(1)
Developing Individual Behavior Change Plans
388(55)
Behavior Management in Perspective
390(5)
Conducting an Environmental Analysis/Functional Assessment
395(13)
Strategies for Helping Students Develop New Behavioral Skills
408(26)
A Team Approach to Developing a Positive Behavior Change Plan
434(4)
Implementation Activities
438(2)
Summary
440(1)
Recommended Reading
441(2)
Appendix A Possible Procedures for Common Areas in an Elementary School 443(2)
Appendix B Recommendations for Secondary-Level Teachers Regarding the Teaching of Limited English-Proficiency Students 445(3)
Bibliography 448(19)
Name Index 467(4)
Subject Index 471


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