Dealing with student misbehavior and encouraging student motivation are two of the most important concerns for new teachers. Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers, Ninth Edition, provides new and experienced teachers with the skills, approaches, and strategies necessary to establish effective management systems in the secondary ...
Dealing with student misbehavior and encouraging student motivation are two of the most important concerns for new teachers. Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers, Ninth Edition, provides new and experienced teachers with the skills, approaches, and strategies necessary to establish effective management systems in the secondary-school classroom. Based on 30 years of research and experience in more than 500 classrooms, the newest edition of this best-selling text presents step-by-step guidelines for planning, implementing, and developing classroom management tasks to build a classroom environment that focuses on and encourages learning. Students can apply what they learn as they review and complete the examples, checklists, case study vignettes, and group activities presented in each chapter.
I will highly recommend this book. Very informative and detailed.
Jan 14, 2010
Teachers getting started
The book is designed to help a new teacher in the classroom, it is worth the cost, and I am sure even as a seasoned teacher, I will refer back to it.
Feb 7, 2008
A Redundant Summary
While I can't say that this book was particularly bad, I certainly didn't get much out of it.
"Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers" was required for a class I took in preparation for a secondary education teaching certificate. I read through it in a week, mostly because I was familiar with all of the material presented in it. I was bored through the entire read.
If you, as a reader, must read it for a class, you have my sympathies. Likely, you've already covered all of the topics in previous teacher education courses. If you've taken notes at all or kept any previous textbooks, you'll find striking similarities between those other writings and this book, which seems little more than a summary of good teaching practices and other points of which to be aware before beginning an education career.
If you're a seasoned teacher, don't bother with this book. You'll find it utterly useless. If you're a little rusty on your teaching skills or have been away from the field for a long time, it might prove useful as a refresher course.
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