If you are looking for concrete suggestions to help you teach the skills and work habits students need to reach high levels of performance on state and national standards, then this book is for you. The author identifies the kinds of threats present in every classroom (intellectual, emotional, and physical) and gives examples of how you can help students overcome the challenges they face. Ready-to-use ideas can assist you in creating a community of learners. Winning Strategies for Classroom Management offers thoughtful advice on arranging the classroom, diagnosing student behavior, and responding to students' emotional needs. Cummings' practical examples show how effective classroom management results in motivated students who exhibit self-discipline, perseverance, and take responsibility for learning. The approach to classroom management detailed in this book proactively addresses discipline and behavior problems. This book is a must for both beginning teachers and experienced teachers who are looking for success in managing the increasing challenging academic work load and addressing the needs of the diverse school population.The model shown in Figure 3.7 is helpful in planning and analyzing your use of time in the classroom. ... At the end ofaunit on persuasive writing, a classof middle schoolerswas askedto writea persuasive essay with the prompt: Is it OK to tellanbsp;...
|Title||:||Winning Strategies for Classroom Management|
|Publisher||:||ASCD - 2000-08-15|