Readings for Reflective Teaching

Author: Andrew Pollard
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826451149
Format: PDF
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This unique book provides the reader with a mini-library of over one hundred readings containing: --both classic and contemporary readings--international contributors--material drawn from books and journalsAn essential reference resource in its own right, Readings for Reflective Teaching also contains numerous cross-references to Andrew Pollards Reflective Teaching.

School Discipline Classroom Management and Student Self Management

Author: Howard M. Knoff
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412993962
Format: PDF, ePub
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An integrated, comprehensive approach to positive behavioral supports and interventions This book provides a pragmatic, easy-to-follow blueprint for Positive Behavior Support Systems (PBSS) implementation that integrates academics, instruction, and achievement with discipline, behavior management, and student self-management. Award-winning author Howard M. Knoff provides guidance on: Implementing a schoolwide discipline and safe schools program Teaching students interpersonal, social problem solving, conflict prevention and resolution, and emotional coping skills Guiding professional development, staff and student buy-in, and evaluation Strengthening parent and community outreach and involvement Included are charts to post in classrooms, worksheets, and action items. Research-based case studies demonstrate how PBSS activities create positive climates, pro-social interactions, and effective management approaches.

Tools for Teaching

Author: Fredric H. Jones
ISBN: 0965026329
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Integrating discipline and instruction, K-12"--P. [4] of cover.

Practical Application of Classroom Management Theories Into Strategies

Author: George R. Taylor
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761827306
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In Practical Application of Classroom Management Theories into Strategies, author George R. Taylor outlines the specific skills educators require for successful classroom management and behavior-control strategies. Research supports the premise that knowledge of effective classroom management techniques and strategies is essential in helping teachers to effectively deal with inappropriate, aggressive, and/or unacceptable classroom behaviors. For new teachers, classroom management is especially critical. In the book the following key elements are named as the cornerstone of successful classroom management for new, as well as seasoned, teachers: 1) how to manage children from diverse backgrounds, 2) how to employ effective strategies to deal with various types of behavior problems, 3) how to effectively assess and diagnose behavioral problems, 4) how to seek professional services, 5) how to effectively communicate with parents, and 6) how to recognize the ways cultural differences impact behavior. The success of these strategies will depend upon the teacher's demonstration of appropriate models, maintenance of a democratic environment, and a proactive approach.

From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement

Author: Laura E. Pinto
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452285209
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The forward-thinking techniques you need to manage today’s diverse classrooms Contemporary educators know that discipline-based classroom management is less effective in today’s schools. Evidence shows that a strategy of culturally responsive engagement is essential to giving students the best education, whatever their background. In a readable and compelling text, Laura E. Pinto outlines: Keys to developing the cultural fluency necessary to prepare all students for success. Exercises for teachers to reflect deeply on how they manage their classrooms, and identify areas for improvement. 45 easy strategies—including many that support the Common Core—for boosting engagement and cultural responsiveness in the classroom

Getting Classroom Management Right

Author: Carol Miller Lieber
Publisher: Educators for Social responsibility
ISBN: 9780615281230
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Getting Classroom Management Right provides resources specifically designed for teachers who work with adolescents and want to create learning environments that foster fairness, mutual respect, student accountability, and self-discipline. It offers research-based tools, skills, and guiding principles that enable secondary teachers to organize and manage their classrooms for optimal learning; prevent most disruptive behaviors; diagnose and respond to problematic behaviors efficiently; and provide the right kinds of accountable consequences and supportive interventions that will help reluctant and resistant students to turn around their behavior.ESR's five step approach to classroom management, "Guided Discipline and Personalized Support," presents case studies and sample responses to six familiar problem types; teacher qualities and skill sets associated with effective classroom management; routines, procedures, and group learning protocols that build a high functioning classroom community; essential practices, strategies, and scripts that invite student engagement, cooperation, and self-correction; individual and group strategies for supporting positive behavior; and specific intervention protocols for chronic unwanted behaviors.

Approaches to Behavior and Classroom Management

Author: W. George Scarlett
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483316939
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Approaches to Behavior and Classroom Management focuses on helping teachers use a variety of approaches in behavior and classroom management in order to make good decisions when faced with the challenge of creating positive classroom communities. Today's classrooms often include children from a variety of backgrounds and with different needs - needs that must be met if these children are to thrive in school. This text will provide teachers and other educators with the historical and cultural framework necessary to understand approaches to behavior and classroom management, a deep understanding of each approach, and a tool belt of relevant methods from which to choose to meet the needs of various situations. Ancillaries available, including: Instructor's Resource CD-ROM (for qualified instructors) Student Resource CD-ROM Student Study Site (


Author: Randall S. Sprick
Publisher: Pacific Northwest Publishing
ISBN: 9781599090078
Format: PDF, ePub
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