Just what you were looking for-books especially designed for new teachers, pre-service educators, or anyone who is interested in current educational theory and practice. Up-to-date, research-based theory and practical applications make these an invaluable learning tool as well as a perfect quick reference. Perfect for staff development sessions!
Table of Contents ntroduction . 7 Chapter 1: Examine Your Classroom Management Practices . 11 Classroom Management vs. Classroom Discipline. 13 Examine Your Current Practices. 14 Taking the Time to Reflect. 18 Establishing Strategies That Inspire Student Academic Success . 19 Teacher Conduct. 21 Chapter 1 Reflection. 32 Chapter 2: Providing a Positive Learning Environment. 33 The Emotional and Physical Environments. 34 Connecting the Constructed Environment to Instructional Lessons. 35 How to Help Children Feel Good About Themselves. 37 Consider the Affective Filter. 41 What Are Your Expectations?. 42 How Do You Create a Peaceful Classroom? . 45 Chapter 2 Reflection. 50 Chapter 3: Preparing Your Classroom for Success. 51 Establishing Initial Expectations in Planning Standards of Conduct. 52 Establishing Standards of Conduct. 53 Classroom Rules . 54 Logical and Natural Consequences for Student Behavior . 57 Getting Students’ Attention With Signals. 61 Effective Room Arrangements . 65 Chapter 3 Reflection. 72 Managing Classroom Behavior and Discipline Table of Contents (cont.) Chapter 4: Keeping All Students on Task . 73 Student Engagement Starts With Well-Planned Lessons . 74 Learning Modalities. 75 Appropriate Use of Instructional Time and Procedures . 80 Proximity and Classroom Management. 84 Helping Every Student Work on Task . 86 Working With Centers in the Classroom. 96 Reducing Transition Time . 102 Chapter 4 Reflection. 105 Chapter 5: Don’t Let Everyday Problems Get in Your Way. 107 Student Responsibility in Resolving Conflict. 108 Five Primary Causes of Misbehavior . 110 Physical Needs That Get in the Way. 116 Other Things That Can Get to You. 121 Six Guidelines for Handling Common Misbehaviors . 130 Chapter 5 Reflection. 135 Chapter 6: Students With Behavior Needs. 137 General Principles of Crisis Intervention. 138 Individual Work and Behavior Contracts. 140 Challenging Scenarios. 146 Chapter 6 Reflection. 157 Chapter 7: Students With Special Needs . 159 Students With Disabilities or Special Needs. 160 Working With Students With Special Needs. 163 Working With Students With ADD/ADHD. 169 Chapter 7 Reflection. 172 Table of Contents Chapter 8: Communicating and Working With Parents. 173 What Every Parent Believes . 174 Ways of Communicating With Parents . 176 When You Call Parents. 179 Parent Conferences . 182 Chapter 8 Reflection. 192 Chapter 9: Bringing In Help With Peer Consultation. 193 Mentoring and Peer Coaching. 195 What Should You Expect From Peer Consultation?. 199 Chapter 9 Reflection. 201 Chapter 10: Creating Your Own Classroom Discipline Plan. 203 Different Models for Consideration. 204 Creating an Effective Plan. 207 Chapter 10 Reflection . 214 References. 215