The Teacher's Pocket Guide For Effective Classroom Management by Timothy KnosterThe Teacher's Pocket Guide For Effective Classroom Management by Timothy Knoster

The Teacher's Pocket Guide For Effective Classroom Management

byTimothy KnosterEditorTimothy Knoster

Paperback | December 30, 2013

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Teachers give the highest marks to this bestselling classroom management guide—and now it's better than ever! Developed by Tim Knoster, a behavior expert and former teacher whose in-demand workshops have inspired thousands, this new edition is the friendly how-to book educators need to increase desired behavior in today's K-12 classrooms. The second edition weaves in timely NEW guidance for teachers implementingmulti-tiered systems of support in tandem with positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS),though it's still a great resource for teachers in more traditional school settings. With the time-efficient, research-based strategies—relayed with humor and vivid examples—teachers will unlock the mysteries of student behavior, prevent disruptions to learning, and support better outcomes for every student.

  • Successfully use multi-tiered systems of positive behavior support
  • Decode the motives behind students' behavior
  • Develop rapport with students while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Establish clear expectations for behavior in the classroom
  • Reinforce expected behavior throughout the day with positive supports
  • Skillfully redirect inappropriate student behavior
  • Apply proven Tier 2 RTI strategies with students who require additional supports
  • Use individualized, intensive Tier 3 strategies with students who pose special challenges

PRACTICAL MATERIALS:Helpful tip sheets and classroom management tools, including an Expectations Planning Matrix, Behavior Progress Report, Behavior Contract, and more.
Tim Knoster, Ed.D.,is a professor at the McDowell Institute for Teacher Excellence in Positive Behavior Support in the College of Education at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. The McDowell Institute emphasizes the translation of research on multi-tiered systems of support—most specifically, positive behavior intervention and supp...
Title:The Teacher's Pocket Guide For Effective Classroom ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 30, 2013Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598574027

ISBN - 13:9781598574029

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Table of Contents

About the Reproducible Materials
So Who Is This Guy?
  1. So Why Should I Read This Book?
  2. So Why Do Kids Act the Way They Do?
  3. So How Do I Prevent Problem Behavior in My Classroom?
  4. So How Close Should I Get with My Students?
  5. So How Do I Go About Establishing Expectations in My Classroom?
  6. So How Hard Is It to Use Reinforcement in My Classroom?
  7. So Does It Really Boil Down to Classroom Climate?
  8. So How Do I Address Inappropriate Behavior?
  9. So What Else Can I Do?
  10. So What if Everything I Have Tried Is Still Not Working? What Else Can I Do?
  11. So How Do I Connect the Dots?

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