ISBN: 0131364332 / ISBN-13: 9780131364332
Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers
Provides secondary educators with the information and skills they need to establish management systems in today's richly multicultural classroom, and ... Show synopsis Provides secondary educators with the information and skills they need to establish management systems in today's richly multicultural classroom, and is based on the authors' 25 years of extensive research conducted in more than 500 classrooms. It addresses the planning decisions teachers must make, including arranging the physical space, establishing rules and procedures, planning and conducting instruction, encouraging appropriate behavior, addressing problem behavior, and using good communication skills with care to the increasingly ethnically diverse classroom profile. All examples, checklists, case studies, and group activities are designed specifically for the secondary level. Promotes effective learning and smoothly-functioning classrooms with practical, step-by-step guidelines that emphasize proactive planning. New case studies in Chapter 10 teach inclusion by expanding on the importance of teaching every student. Encourages educators to rise to the diversity challenge. Completely updated readings with special attention to culturally diverse students and students living in extreme poverty provide readers with important information and actual case studies. This new edition maximizes technology tools in the classroom by introducing technology management. Chapters 1-6 include information on technology safety for students, using technology to manage classrooms, incorporating technology with developing rules and routines, managing special groups, and designing cooperative learning. Secondary Educators.