Classroom Management: Creating Positive Outcomes for All Students

Paperback | July 14, 2008

byLisa A. Bloom

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A brand new, comprehensive text for the field that takes a proactive, child-centered approach, Classroom Management: Creating Positive Classrooms for all Students walks teachers and pre-service teachers through a detailed, step-by-step plan that will enable them to develop their own personal and unique design for classroom management practices that they will enact in the classroom. Readers will be asked to examine their personal views and ambitions for classroom management, motivation and engagement; think about and develop their hopes and aspirations for the students that they will teach and the relationships and structures that they will build in order to attain their goals. Considering multiple perspectives, implementing and evaluating practices, the author provides the necessary needed to examine the full spectrum of classroom management practices including the student, family and cultural viewpoints, and understanding not only student needs but the teacher’s own perceptions in the context of the school and the community. Furthermore readers will appreciate the special attention that is given to these topics related to classroom management: professional collaboration with regard to school and classroom climate, inclusion, education of diverse learners, preparing learners for living in a democratic society, evidence-based practices, motivation and engagement, classroom management practices that enhance academic achievement, current research and practices, the role of social interaction in learning and behavior, examples of Action Research in the classroom, culturally-responsive classroom management, peer mediation and conflict resolution, real-life examples, excerpts from interviews of children and adolescents, and quotes from classroom teachers. An excellent textbook choice for all undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in Classroom Management, also suitable for courses in Educational Psychology.

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A brand new, comprehensive text for the field that takes a proactive, child-centered approach, Classroom Management: Creating Positive Classrooms for all Students walks teachers and pre-service teachers through a detailed, step-by-step plan that will enable them to develop their own personal and unique design for classroom management p...

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A brand new comprehensive text for classroom management courses, this text walks its readers through a detailed, step-by-step plan that will enable them to develop their own personal and unique design for classroom management practices that they will later implement in their own classroom. Special Features Include: “In the Classr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:442 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.7 inPublished:July 14, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0130888389

ISBN - 13:9780130888389

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1:        PHILOSOPHICAL ORIENTATION

 

1.    Introduction: Historical Perspective, Traditional Approaches

2.    Constructivism

3.    Behavioral Theory

 

SECTION 2:        ACQUIRING MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES

 

4.    Student Perspectives

5.    Teacher Perspectives

6.    Community and Family Involvement

7.    Cultural Perspectives

8.    Creating Communities - Relationships at the Group Level and Classroom Structures

 

SECTION 3:        RELATIONSHIPS AND STRUCTURES

 

9.    Student-Teacher Relationships

10.  Motivation and Engagement

11.  Discipline, Disruption, and Violence

12.  Positive Behavioral Support

 

SECTION 4:        GOALS AND OUTCOMES

 

13.  Goals, Outcomes, and Assessment