View the Reading Resources Catalog Planning a classroom is an overwhelming task for a teacher. Managing the Classroom guides teachers through the full school year's tasks and responsibilities. This book provides research-based best practices with useful information, resources and great tips for successful teaching. The topics included in this book parallel the responsibilities of teachers as they progress through the year. Pre-service and in-service teachers will both benefit from the user-friendly graphs, charts and forms used throughout the book and available in reproducible format with the accompanying CD. View the table of contents for all of the topics that are covered. This book is also available in a version for early childhood and elementary teachers: Managing the Classroom: Creating a Culture for Primary and Elementary Teaching and Learning.
Foreword Preface Special Features Acknowledgements About the Authors 1. What is Management of Teaching? The Diverse Role of Teaching Professionalism Professionalism with Students Professionalism with Parents Professionalism within the School Teaching Standards in Practice Common Vocabulary Collaboration Communication Relationships Questions for Reflection Readiness Knowing the Community Commuting News District and School Contacts School-wide Policies and Procedures Faculty Handbook Mentor Assignment District/School Discipline Code Calendaring Organizational and Curriculum Planning The Long-Term Planning Realities Questions for Reflection Self-Assessment 2. Management: Managing the Classroom Culture Organization of the Learning Environment Classroom Set-up Classroom Design Wall Space and Bulletin Boards Determining Classroom Equipment and Materials Planning System Record Keeping Time Management Student Responsibilities Substitute Plan Preparing to be a Substitute An Effective Start How Do You Plan to Dress? How Do You Plan to Welcome Your Students? How Do You Plan to Assign Seating? How Do You Plan to Introduce Yourself? How Do You Plan to Begin to Know Your Students? What Do You Plan to Teach? Questions for Reflection Student Behavior Management Models The Discipline/Management Continuum The Array Management Model Understanding Student Personality and Interaction Styles Teaching Styles Proactive Management Establishing Procedures and Routines Positive Reinforcement Student Motivation Corrective Management Replacement Behaviors Logical and Natural Consequences Notice the Differences: Negative and Positive Consequences Redirection to Positive Choices Analyzing Patterns of Behavior Applications Case Studies Questions to Consider Comprehensive Plan Questions for Reflection Self-Assessment 3. Instructional Design and Instruction: Managing Student Learning Lesson Planning Planning for Effective Instruction Knowledge of Students Knowledge of Content Knowledge of Materials Knowledge of Lesson Presentation Knowledge of Instructional Strategies Knowledge of Student Assessment Sustained Silent Planning Time Long-Term Curriculum Mapping, Monthly Overviews, Weekly Overviews and Daily lans Direct Instruction Lesson Plan Five E's Lesson Format Curriculum Integration Know, Want to Learn, Learned Topic Web Time for Reflection Questions for Reflection Instruction Student Engagement Effective Instructional Strategies Teacher Behaviors Leading to Student Success Differentiation Differentiating for Students in Special Education A Brief Overview of Special Education Differentiating for English Language Learners Instructional Resources and Technology Websites Questions for Reflection Self-Assessment 4. Assessment: Managing Student Progress Establishing a Comprehensive Assessment System Evaluating Student Learning Types of Measures and Assessments Formative and Summative Assessments On-Demand Assessment Ongoing Assessment Determining What to Assess Assessing What Students Have Learned Assessment in Action Computer-Assisted Instruction and Assessment Rubric Assessment through Peer Editing Student Learning Contracts Questions for Reflection Record Keeping Report Cards Teacher and Student Conferences Portfolios Selecting Student Work Portfolio Evaluation System Questions for Reflection Self-Assessment 5. Collaboration: Managing Communications Parent Interactions Welcoming Classroom Events Back to School Open House Parent Volunteers Ongoing Contacts Newsletters First Day Communique Phone/E-mail Logs Conferences Questions for Reflection Collegial Relationships School Community Support from and Accountability to Administration Partnering with a Mentor Expectations Beyond the Classroom Support Personnel School or District Personnel Educational Support Teams Questions for Reflection Self-Assessment 6. Professional Development: Managing Reflective Growth Teacher Self-Management Know Yourself The Array Interaction Model Teacher Scenarios Identifying and Modifying Stress Energy Drains Proactive Planning Identifying Needs Building Energy Gains Warning Signs Stress Relievers A Purposeful Closure Until the Last Bell Rings Special Learning Projects Student Reflections Closure with Students Closure with Parents Until the Key is Turned In Closing Down Your Classroom Closure with Colleagues Reflections: Identifying Professional and Personal Goals Questions for Reflection Self-Assessment References Index