What Every Teacher Should Know About Teacher-Tested Classroom Management Strategies

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2008-05-08
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This guide presents over 100 teacher-tested classroom management strategies for K-12 classrooms, including addressing management problems such as: absenteeism, disruptive behavior, tardiness, lack of motivation, and short attention spans. Readers are presented with a classroom management problem, the teacher's concern, and workable options for solving each discipline problem. Additionally, classroom management problems are organized alphabetically for easy reference. This guide was designed to present management methods that will give the classroom teacher the freedom to provide each child with maximum opportunities to learn, as well as facilitate productive relationships with administration, colleagues, parents, and communities.

Table of Contents

Classroom Management Strategiesp. 1
Absenteeism/Attendance #1p. 3
Absenteeism/Attendance #2p. 4
Adjusting to School Routinesp. 5
After-School Job Interest Results in Academic Problemsp. 6
Alcohol Usep. 7
Annoying Classroom Distractionsp. 8
Antagonism with Authorityp. 9
Argumentative Studentp. 10
Attention-Getting Behaviorp. 11
Attention-Seeking Well-Behaved Studentp. 12
Attitude Changep. 13
Bathroom Sharingp. 14
Behavior Problemsp. 15
Boastful, Attention-Seeking Studentp. 16
Bulletin Boardsp. 17
Calling Out in Class-Response #1p. 18
Calling Out in Class-Response #2p. 19
Children from Broken Homesp. 20
Class Clownp. 21
Classroom Rulesp. 22
Cleaning Up Work Areasp. 23
Clerical Workp. 24
Communication with the Administrationp. 25
Controlling Other Classroom Students While Instructing Individuals or Small Groupsp. 26
Coping with the Death of a Relative, Peer, or Friend of a Studentp. 27
Cursingp. 28
Daydreamingp. 29
Demanding Studentsp. 30
Destructiveness to Propertyp. 31
Developing Listening Skillsp. 32
Disrespectp. 33
Disruption in Learning Caused by Student Attendance in Mandated Programsp. 34
Disruptive Behavior (Fighting, Arguments)p. 35
Drawing on Desk/School Propertyp. 36
Drug Abusep. 37
Failure to Ask for Help/Shynessp. 38
Fighting: Not Getting Along, Name Calling, etc.p. 39
Frustrationp. 40
Hands-On Projectsp. 41
Home Influencesp. 42
Homeworkp. 43
Homework Policy and Procedurep. 44
Hyperactivity-Shift in Attentionp. 45
Hyperactivity and Distractibilityp. 46
Immature Behaviorp. 47
Improving Listening Skillsp. 48
Inappropriate Behavior During Lunch and/or Recessp. 49
Incomplete Class Assignments and/or Homeworkp. 50
Inconsistencyp. 51
Individual Attention to Special Needs Studentsp. 52
Individualizationp. 53
Individualization: Dependencyp. 54
Interruptions from Administrationp. 55
Interruptions During Group Workp. 56
Lack of Commonsense Behaviorp. 57
Lack of Discipline at Home: Part 1p. 58
Lack of Discipline at Home: Part 2p. 59
Lack of Interest in Academicsp. 60
Lack of Motivation: Part 1p. 61
Lack of Motivation: Part 2p. 62
Lack of Respectp. 63
Lack of Self-Esteem of Student Required to Receive Outside Classroom Aidp. 64
Learning Centersp. 65
Listeningp. 66
Listening Skills Developmentp. 67
Low Frustration Tolerancep. 68
Lying to Authority Figuresp. 69
Misuse of Teachers or Aides' Timep. 70
Motivation To Complete Assignmentsp. 71
Name Calling, Sometimes Racialp. 72
Negative Response to Requests and Rulesp. 73
Nervous Habits in Classroomp. 74
Noisy Work Habitsp. 75
Not Dressed for Gymp. 76
Off-Task Behaviorp. 77
Prestige: Equal Value to All Subjectsp. 78
Paperworkp. 79
Parental Involvement with Their Childrenp. 80
Parent Support Proceduresp. 81
Planning and Innovationp. 82
Playground Interactionp. 83
Poor Adjustment to Change in Environmentp. 84
Poor Attitude In and Toward Schoolp. 85
Poor or Nonexistent Work Habitsp. 86
Pride in One's Workp. 87
Putting Proper Identification on Papersp. 88
Quiet Activities for Independent Workp. 89
Rivalry Toward Peersp. 90
Short Attention Spanp. 91
Silent Childp. 92
Sitting in Seatp. 93
Social Adjustment of New Studentp. 94
Stealingp. 95
Stealing School Propertyp. 96
Storage Space for Minimal Costp. 97
Student Argues and Denies Involvement in a Negative Actionp. 98
Student Criticismp. 99
Student Has Personal Problem That Seems to Interfere With His Progress, But He Has Not Shared This Information With the Teacherp. 100
Student Who Works Accurately But More Rapidly Than Othersp. 101
Student Who Works Inaccurately and Rushes Through Assignmentsp. 102
Students Rushing to Leave Room When Bell Ringsp. 103
Substitute Teachersp. 104
Talking in the Classroomp. 105
Tantrumsp. 106
Tardinessp. 107
Teacher Stressp. 108
Television and the Internetp. 109
Truancyp. 110
A Teacher-Tested Elementary Classroom Management Systemp. 111
Introductionp. 113
Objectivesp. 113
Basic Componentsp. 113
Processp. 114
Materialsp. 114
Summaryp. 115
Additional Specific Management Suggestions Provided by Middle and Secondary School Teachersp. 117
Acting Outp. 119
Gossipingp. 120
Lack of Motivationp. 121
Noisy Work and Behavior Habitsp. 122
Plagiarismp. 123
Rebellionp. 124
Snickeringp. 125
A Teacher-Tested Middle and Secondary Classroom Management Systemp. 127
The Motivational Theoryp. 129
Introductionp. 129
Objectivesp. 129
Basic Componentsp. 130
Lack of Concentration/Daydreamingp. 131
Sleep Deprivation/Hungerp. 131
Hearing, Sight, other Physical Difficultyp. 131
Difficulty with Grade Level Workp. 132
Peer Pressurep. 132
Skipping Schoolp. 133
Cliquesp. 133
Fear and Angerp. 134
Bullyingp. 135
Physical Maturationp. 135
Process and Materialsp. 137
Rewardsp. 137
Homeworkp. 137
Grab Bagp. 137
Honor Passp. 137
Free Hall Passp. 137
Classroom Honor Boardp. 138
Student of the Week Awardp. 138
"See Me" Slipp. 138
Positive Parent Communicationp. 139
Acting Upon the Typical Insecurities Of Self Among Adolescentsp. 140
Theory Summaryp. 141
The School Counselor's Role in Classroom Managementp. 143
Conclusion and Additional Resourcesp. 147
Conclusionp. 149
Additional Resourcesp. 151
Booksp. 151
Periodicalsp. 154
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