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Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers, 8/e

Emmer/Evertson (0205578608)

 

Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers, Eighth Edition, gives teachers the information and skills they need to establish management systems in today's rich, multicultural classroom, based on the authors' many years of research and experience in more than 500 classrooms.

 

New to this edition:

  • Introductory section providing a brief account of the authors’ and others’ classroom research studies supporting the book’s management recommendations for new teachers.
  • Chapters 1-3 contain updated questions, activities, and current references that help new teachers consider their management decisions and integrate them with their own philosophies of teaching and learning.
  • Chapter 4 includes expanded coverage of parental involvement, including examples of home-school communication, new references, and example letters.
  • Chapter 9 has expanded coverage on bullying, power struggles, defiance, and school violence that teachers often face. Includes new strategies for use.
  • Chapter 10, “Managing Special Groups,” has updated-coverage of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) with new web sites and references addressing how to include special needs and diverse populations in the classroom.
  • Updated references including numerous chapters from the new Handbook of Classroom Management (Evertson/Weinstein, 2006).
  • Provides more than 30 web sites with new interactive problem-solving activities and practical suggestions from practicing teachers.

 

What your colleagues say about this book:

 

“This is the best that is out there in the market. The authors are obviously familiar with secondary management issues and their knowledge comes through loud and clear.”

-- Gail Gregg, Florida International University

 

“This is an excellent book for any methods and management education class!”

– Carole D. Errett, Schreiner University

 

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Key Benefit: Based on the authors' 30 years of research and experience in more than 500 classrooms, this best-selling guide helps new or prospective teachers plan, implement, and maintain a classroom management plan to develop a smoothly running classroom that encourages learning. Key Topics: The authors address planning decisions 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. Particular attention is given to the growth of diverse and inclusive classrooms.

Market: Pre- or in-service classroom teachers of grades 4-12.

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Chapter 1: Organizing Your Classroom and Materials

Five Keys to Good Room Arrangement

Suggestions for Arranging Your Classroom

If You Have to “Float”

Further Reading

Suggested Activities

Checklist 1: Room Preparation

 

Chapter 2: 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

 

Chapter 3: 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

 

Chapter 4: 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

 

Chapter 5: Planning and Conducting Instruction

Planning Classroom Activities

Organization Activities

Kounin’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

 

Chapter 6: Managing Cooperative Learning Groups

Research on Cooperative Learning

Strategies and Routines That Support Cooperative Learning

Monitoring Student Work and Behavior

Interventions for Groups

Effective Group Work Skills

Beginning the Use of Cooperative Learning Groups

Further Reading

Suggested Activities

Checklist 6: Planning for Cooperative Group Instruction

 

Chapter 7: Maintaining Appropriate Student Behavior

Monitoring Student Behavior

Consistency

Prompt Management of Inappropriate Behavior

Building a Positive Climate

Improving Class Climate through Incentives or Rewards

Further Reading

Suggested Activities

Case Study 7.1: Examples of Incentives and Rewards

 

Chapter 8: Communication Skills for Teaching

Constructive Assertiveness

Empathetic Responding

Problem Solving

Talking with Parents

Further Reading

Suggested Activities

Assertiveness Assessment Scales

Case Study 8.1: Three Dialogues

 

Chapter 9: Managing Problem Behaviors

What Is Problem Behavior

Goals for Managing Problem Behavior

Management Strategies

Special Problems

Further Reading

Suggested Activities

 

Chapter 10: Managing Special Groups

Teaching Heterogeneous Classes

Teaching Remedial Classes

Students with Special Needs

Further Reading

Suggested Activities

Case Study 10.1: Using Small Groups in English

Case Study 10.2: An Inclusion Program in Middle School

Problem Scenerios

Problem 10.1: Heterogeneous Classes

Problem 10.2: Teaching a Remedial Class

Problem 10.3: Student Behavior in a Remedial Class

 

Appendix: Answer Keys for Chapter Activities

 

References and Further Readings

 

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205643172
Author:
Emmer, Edmund T.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Evertson, Carolyn M.
Author:
Emmer, Edmund T.
Subject:
Elementary
Subject:
Classroom management
Subject:
Secondary
Subject:
Education, Secondary
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Series:
MyEducationLab Series
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6.9 x 0.6 in 422 gr

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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.
"Synopsis" by , Key Benefit: Based on the authors' 30 years of research and experience in more than 500 classrooms, this best-selling guide helps new or prospective teachers plan, implement, and maintain a classroom management plan to develop a smoothly running classroom that encourages learning. Key Topics: The authors address planning decisions 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. Particular attention is given to the growth of diverse and inclusive classrooms.

Market: Pre- or in-service classroom teachers of grades 4-12.

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