Planning Classroom Management: A Five-Step Process to Creating a Positive Learning Environment (2nd Revised edition)

Planning Classroom Management: A Five-Step Process to Creating a Positive Learning Environment (2nd Revised edition)

By: Karen Bosch (author)Paperback

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'This is a clearly written, tightly organized, well-researched book. Its strength is in the five-step process it introduces and develops' - Francisco Guajardo, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, University of Texas Pan American 'This book offers a wealth of concrete and specific examples, models, and directions. Any teacher or prospective teacher reading it should be able to develop a Classroom Management Plan and implement it' - Frances Fowler, Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Educational Leadership, Miami University 'Dr. Bosch provides a very practical, step-by-step approach to developing a management plan that works! Teachers take suggestions and develop their plan to fit their beliefs and styles' - Linda Scott, Principal, Oscar Smith Middle School, Chesapeake, VA One of the most challenging tasks for teachers is classroom management that ensures high levels of achievement for all students. In this updated edition, Karen Bosch helps preservice and experienced teachers develop classroom management plans tailored to their specific needs and skills.She discusses a five-step process that includes introspection, classroom observation, plan development, implementation, and plan revision. Field-tested for more than ten years, this unique book includes: o Worksheets with questions to guide each step of the process o Ample vignettes and examples o Strategies for organization, discipline, classroom operation, and instruction o Tips for working with diverse students This excellent resource provides guidance for teachers seeking to create a positive classroom environment, plan for student-centered learning, and meet the demands of today's classrooms.

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About Author

Karen Bosch, Ph.D. is a professor of education and the Director of Teacher Education at Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, Virginia. She has been awarded the Most Inspiring Faculty Award from Old Dominion University and most recently has become the recipient of the Virginia Wesleyan College's Batten Distinguished Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and passion for inspiring others. Karen has also written the book, The First Year Teacher, which prepares and supports beginning teachers in their first year and more. She has published articles in Middle School Journal, Current Issues in Middle Level Education, Clearing House, Journal of Computing in Education, and Journal of Research on Computing in Education. As an educational consultant, she conducts seminars and workshops on classroom management and effective teaching practices. She has presented her research and her teacher preparation program models at conferences nationwide. She was formerly a public school teacher and administrator.


Preface Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Classroom Management Overview of Classroom Management Creating a Classroom Management Plan 2. Classroom Management Plan What Is a Classroom Management Plan? The Components of a Classroom Management Plan 3. Introspection: Getting in Touch With Your Teaching Self Analyze Your Teaching Self Reflection Questionnaire Discussion of the Reflection Questionnaire Introspection and Reflection as an Ongoing Process 4. Classroom Observation The Role of Observation in the Classroom Management Process How to Conduct Observations The Observation Guide 5. Developing a Personal Classroom Management Plan The Personal CMP Composing a Personal CMP Classroom Organization Instruction Evaluation Professional Development 6. Implementing the Classroom Management Plan Set the CMP in Motion Planning CMP Mini-Lessons Teaching the CMP CMP Mini-Lesson for Introducing the CMP and Its Components CMP Mini-Lesson for Developing Classroom Rules CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Classroom Rules: Respect CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Consequences CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Incentives CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Social Skills: Friendship and Respect CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Social Skills: Class Meetings CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Cues (Grades K-3) CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching Cues (Grades 4 and 5) CMP Mini-Lesson for Teaching With a Computer 7. Revising the Classroom Management Plan A Plan in Flux Reflective Revising of the CMP Summary of the Reflective Revising Process 8. Samples of Effective Teachers' Classroom Management Plans On Solid Ground With a CMP Sample CMP for Primary Grades Sample CMP for Intermediate Grades Sample CMP for Middle Grades Sample CMPs for Secondary Grades References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412937689
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781412937689
  • weight: 503
  • ISBN10: 141293768X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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