Classroom Management

Author: Sean B. Yisrael
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610487621
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Classroom Management: A Guide for Urban School Teachers is designed to give educators practical strategies that will help them deal with the unique challenges faced by urban school teachers today. Whether the teacher is a novice teaching professional, or an experienced veteran; he/she will be able to learn how to establish and maintain control over the classroom environment, effectively deal with the most extreme student misbehaviors, establish rapport with students and parents, and reduce the amount of students sent to the principal's office on referrals.

The Cleopatra Teacher Rules

Author: Sean B. Yisrael
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475808623
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The concepts outlined in this book describes how teachers can create interesting lessons, eliminate many adverse student behaviors, use different modalities to meet students’ academic needs, maximize instructional time within the classroom, and develop and maintain positive relationships with parents. This book is the ultimate guide for teachers who want to improve their overall practice and effectiveness.

Urban Teaching

Author: Lois Weiner
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774677
Format: PDF
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This significantly revised edition will help prospective and new city teachers navigate the realities of city teaching. Now the classic introduction to urban teaching, this book explains how global, national, state, and local reforms have impacted what teachers need to know to not only survive, but to do their jobs well. The Third Edition melds new insights and perspectives from Daniel Jerome—New York City teacher, social justice activist, and parent of color—with what Lois Weiner, a seasoned teacher educator, has learned from research and decades of experience working with city teachers and students in a variety of settings. Together, the authors explore how successful teachers deal with the complexity, difficulty, and rewarding challenges of teaching in today’s city schools. Book Features: A highly readable exploration of the moral, pedagogical, and political complexity of teaching in urban schools. Research-based advice combined with real-life examples of the problems city teachers face.Challenges associated with teaching in multi-ethnic and multi-racial settings.Critical examination of how the altered landscape of education has changed teachers’ professional obligations. “FINALLY, a book about urban teaching from two experienced professionals who intimately know and respect the art of educating in urban America!” —Keith Benson, teacher, New Jersey “Professor Weiner helps us understand how to teach in ways that show our concern and do not oppress our students.” —Jeanette Morris, teacher, East Orange New Jersey School District “Dr. Weiner offers an enlightening scope into the lives of urban educators. The author's honest and riveting perspectives on hot-button topics surrounding our profession will be appreciated by veteran educators and student teachers alike.” —Shanika Allen, 8th-grade math teacher, Trenton, NJ “Dr. Weiner skillfully blends experience and theory in this practical A–Z guide for novice and seasoned urban educators alike. A brilliantly captivating read for a new generation of urban-bound teachers navigating the uncertainty of urban public education policies and practices.” —Nevart Nay, veteran teacher, formerly of Union City School District, NJ. “As a teacher of color who has taught for 3 years, in charter and public school settings, I found the advice, anecdotes, and presentation of the realities of urban teaching to be candid and honest.” —Annie Tan, special education teacher, City of Chicago Public School District

Positive Classroom Management

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Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412937272
Format: PDF
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Illustrating applications across all K–12 grade levels, this third edition of a bestseller presents concrete strategies for creating a positive classroom environment for students and teachers alike.

Effective Classroom Management The Essentials

Author: Tracey Garrett
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807773239
Format: PDF, Docs
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This user-friendly resource will help K–12 teachers become more effective classroom managers. Tracey Garrett provides a new perspective that has been well received by thousands of preservice, novice, and veteran teachers. Each chapter of the book concentrates on a key area (physical design, rules and routines, relationships, engaging instruction, and discipline) and focuses on the importance of that particular area in relation to a teacher’s overall classroom management plan. Examples of specific techniques and strategies are presented through three classroom teachers, each representing a different grade level. In addition, four students share their beliefs and experiences related to the different aspects of classroom management and provide unique insight into the lived experience of students in real classrooms in a variety of contexts, including urban and suburban schools. Effective Classroom Management is a concise guide designed to prevent problems that require active discipline before they arise. Book features include classroom examples, case studies, and study questions. There is also an app, Classroom Management Essentials, available from the iTunes store featuring videos of the author and other teachers discussing classroom management strategies and experiences addressed in the book. Tracey Garrett is a professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Rider University in New Jersey where she was recently awarded the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. “In just over 100 pages, Tracey Garrett has captured the essence of classroom management. I am particularly impressed with her attention to the physical environment of the class, as well as the importance of human relationships in teaching. This book would be an excellent addition to any program in preservice or inservice teacher education.” —Anita Woolfolk Hoy, professor emerita, The Ohio State University “This practically minded book offers an important focus on prevention of classroom management problems. It is unique in its attention to student perspectives on why specific management strategies work and it offers examples of how teachers can use basic management principles across varied grade levels.” —Joan Walker, associate professor, School of Education, co-director, Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center, Pace University “In Effective Classroom Management, the author assembles key practices together with some often-forgotten management components in her messages to practitioners on developing relationships and on hearing student voice. Garrett understands that effective classroom management requires doing the work with people at the forefront of the process.” —Kay Brocato, associate professor, College of Education, Mississippi State University

Teaching music in the urban classroom

Author: Carol Frierson-Campbell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781578864607
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Examines the issues of music instruction in urban schools and provides political, philosophical, and practical approaches to music education.

The 12 Laws of Urban School Leadership

Author: Sean B. Yisrael
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610488253
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The 12 Laws of Urban School Leadership was written to give urban school principals strategies for successfully implementing change, and achieving systemic reforms. The book also gives aspiring and novice principals a window into the real issues that affect the principalship, and the circumstances that can determine success or failure. Veteran principals can also learn how to better deal with some of the most challenging issues associated with students, parents, staff, and community members. This is an essential resource for any school leader working in an urban, or public school setting."

From Lesson Plans to Power Struggles Grades 6 12

Author: June Trop Zuckerman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273367
Format: PDF, Docs
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Straight talk about classroom management from new teachers who have developed solutions! Offering authentic stories from novice secondary school teachers in urban, suburban, and rural districts with diverse students, this practical guide illustrates how new teachers can benefit from the experiences of their peers to resolve common classroom challenges. The author provides instructional and disciplinary cases, plus an expert analysis of each teacher’s successful strategies. The book includes: A table of contents with specific instructional/discipline topics for easy reference Ways to identify when problems are related to lesson delivery or discipline A glossary of terms and a resource list for detailed information

Handbook of Classroom Management

Author: Edmund Emmer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135106843
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The field of classroom management is not a neatly organized line of inquiry, but rather consists of many disparate topics and orientations that draw from multiple disciplines. Given the complex nature of the field, this comprehensive second edition of the Handbook of Classroom Management is an invaluable resource for those interested in understanding it. This volume provides up-to-date summaries of research on the essential topics from the first edition, as well as fresh perspectives and chapters on new topics. It is the perfect tool for both graduate students and practitioners interested in a field that is fascinating but not immediately accessible without the proper guidance.

Real Talk About Classroom Management

Author: Serena Pariser
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1544317735
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This guide offers 50 proven best practices for managing today’s classroom, complete with just-in-time tools and relatable teacher-to-teacher anecdotes and advice. Culled from years of real-world classroom experience, this book will give you the tips and tricks you need to succeed all school year long, including Making the pivotal first weeks of school count Forming positive relationships with your students Inspiring creativity and maintaining discipline through curriculum and instruction Utilizing other adults (parents, teachers, and administrators) as resources Wowing your students with “spins” and making a lasting emotional impact Keeping yourself sane, from maintaining work-life balance to managing professional relationships