Synopses & Reviews
"Based on extensive research conducted by the authors in more than 500 classrooms over the past 25 years, this best-selling book presents a thoroughly practical, hands-on approach to elementary classroom management. It helps an instructor perform one of the most basic tasks for a teacher to develop a smoothly running classroom that creates an environment for encouragement and learning! "Classroom Management for Elementary Teachers" gives teachers the information and skills they need to establish classroom management systems." Written for the prospective elementary level teacher, the content is organized so that it can be readily applied in the classroom setting. It addresses the planning decisions teachers must make arranging the physical space, establishing rules and procedures, planning and conducting instruction, maintaining appropriate behavior, addressing problem behavior, using good communication skills, and managing special groups. All examples, checklists, case studies, and group activities are at the elementary level." For pre-service and in-service elementary teachers.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-238) and index.