Classroom Management:Models, Applications, and Cases

series
Allyn & Bacon
author
M. Lee Manning / Katherine T. Bucher
publisher
Pearson
cover
Softcover
edition
2
language
English
total pages
336
pub.-date
Mai 2006
ISBN13
9780131707504
ISBN
0131707507
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Description

Written by two respected authors, this classroom management text has three parts and fifteen chapters.  Unique features include the examination of traditional and contemporary models, readers being encouraged to develop or identify their own philosophical beliefs, and readers being encouraged to develop their own personalized classroom management plan that reflects their philosophical beliefs.  Also unique is the book is written for both elementary and secondary school educators who are seeking management techniques in an increasingly diverse world.

 

Differences in this second edition include: the Management Tips have been greatly expanded and provide specific information for both elementary and secondary educators, an increased amount on diversity (e.g. social class), important terms bolded in the chapters (and defined in the glossary-which is new), the Quick Reference Guide located on the front cover, updated websites, and a companion website. 

 

The book is readable, interesting, and full of practical examples that are written for both elementary and secondary educators.  Plus, it has a clear organization, e.g., introduction to classroom management, traditional and contemporary models, safe schools, and developing a personalized classroom philosophy and model.

Features

  • Management Tips have been greatly expanded, with suggestions for both elementary and secondary educators, and provides a Companion Website for additional and related work-Provides specific practical "tips" for both elementary and secondary educators; involves students on the Companion Website, and provides a useful break in the reading passages.
  • Activities that readers can actually do in their classrooms, whether it be a pre-service practicum or student teacher or an in-service teacher-Provides specific activities that relate to the model being discussed.
  • "Reaching Out with Technology" on the Companion Website provides internet sites for additional information on the models and theories as well as classroom management in general-Provides opportunities for readers to seek additional information and further their knowledge and understanding on their own.
  • New Glossary that defines important terms discussed in the text-Provides bolded terms in the text which are listed in "Key Terms" (at the beginning of the chapter) and defined in the glossary.
  • Case Studies in Chapters 1-12, 14 and 15 with thought questions-Provides opportunities for readers to read case studies and react to several questions.
  • Companion Website designed to provide several beneficial features for both students and instructors-Extends the text and provides opportunities for students to use the Companion Website and to be actively involved in their learning.

New to this Edition

  • Management Tips have been greatly expanded, with suggestions for both elementary and secondary educators, and provides a Companion Website for additional and related work-Provides specific practical "tips" for both elementary and secondary educators; involves students on the Companion Website, and provides a useful break in the reading passages.
  • New Glossary that defines important terms discussed in the text-Provides bolded terms in the text which are listed in "Key Terms" (at the beginning of the chapter) and defined in the glossary.

Table of Contents

PART I        Understanding the Need for Classroom Management

 

Chapter 1    Introducing the Concept of Classroom Management

 

PART II       Understanding Classroom Management Theories

 

Chapter 2    Building the Foundation

Chapter 3    Exploring the Theories of Lee Canter and Marlene Canter-Assertive Discipline

Chapter 4    Exploring the Theories of Rudolf Driekurs-Democratic Teaching

Chapter 5    Exploring the Theories of Haim Ginott-Congruent Communication

Chapter 6    Exploring the Theories of Jacob Kounin-Instructional Management

Chapter 7    Exploring the Theories of Richard Curwin and Allen Mendler-Discipline with Dignity

Chapter 8    Exploring the Theories of Frederic Jones-Positive Classroom Management

Chapter 9    Exploring the Theories of Barbara Coloroso-Inner Discipline

Chapter 10  Exploring the Theories of Jerome Freiberg-Consistency Management

Chapter 11  Exploring the Theories of Forrest Gathercoal-Judicious Discipline

Chapter 12  Introducing Additional Theorists

 

PART III       Building a Personal Classroom Management Plan

 

Chapter 13  Creating Safe Classrooms and Safe Schools

Chapter 14  Developing Your Personal Classroom Management Philosophy

Chapter 15  Applying a Management Philosophy in Your Classroom