Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers (with MyEducationLab)

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2008-04-11
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This best-selling book helps teachers plan, implement, and develop the most basic classroom management tasks to build a smoothly running classroom that encourages learning. Written for the prospective or new middle and high school-level teacher, the text's content is ready to be applied in a classroom setting. The book addresses the planning decisions teachers must make, including arranging the physical space; creating a positive climate; establishing expectations, 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 diverse and inclusive classrooms.

Table of Contents

Organizing Your Classroom and Materials Five Keys to Good Room Arrangement
Suggestions for Arranging Your Classroom If You Have to ldquo;Floatrdquo;
Further Reading
Suggested Activities
Checklist 1: Room Preparation
Choosing Rules and Procedures
Why Rules and Procedures
Are Needed General Procedures
Procedures During Seatwork and Teacher-Led Instruction
Procedures For Student Group Work
Miscellaneous Procedures
Further Reading
Suggested Activities
Case Study 2.1: Classroom Rules and Procedures in an Eighth-Grade Class
Case Study 2.2: Procedures for Small-Group Work/Laboratory Activities
Checklist 2: Rules and Procedures
Managing Student Work Your Grading System and Record Keeping
Feedback and Monitoring Procedures
Communicating Assignments and Work Requirements
Further Reading
Suggested Activities
Case Study 3.1: An Accountability System in an English Class
Case Study 3.2: Managing Student Work in a Math Class
Case Study 3.3: Managing Long-Term Assignments
Case Study 3.4: Poor Work and Study Habits in Mathematics
Checklist 3: Procedures for Managing Student Work
Getting Off to a Good Start Perspectives on the Beginning of the Year Planning for a Good Beginning Activities on the First Day of Classes
The Second Day of Classes
After the Second Day
Further Reading
Suggested Activities
Case Study 4.1: Beginning the Year in a First-Year Algebra
Class Using Cooperative Learning Groups
Case Study 4.2: Beginning the Year in a High School Biology
Class Case Study 4.3: Conduct Problems in a History
Class Checklist 4: Preparation for the Beginning of School
Planning and Conducting Instruction
Planning Classroom Activities Organization
Activities Kouninrsquo;s Concepts for Managing Group
Instruction Transition Management
Instructional Management
Further Reading
Suggested Activities
Case Study 5.1: Over and Over Case Study 5.2: Transition Problems Case Study 5.3: Problems with Small-Group and Discussion Activities
Case Study 5.4: Kounin Concepts
Case Study 5.5: A Science LEsson
Checklist 5: Planning for Instruction
Managing Cooperative Learning Groups Research on Cooperative Learning Strategies and Routines
That Support Co
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