Get straight-forward, no-nonsense advice covering everything from attendance to discipline to motivation and more!
Classroom management is possibly the most difficult aspect of the job of teaching. Written by a college professor specializing in classroom management and a classroom teacher with 20-plus years of experience, The Organized Teacher's Guide to Classroom Management will help you with tips and protocols to assure that a day runs as planned. It examines the leading theories by experts in the educational community and offers concrete suggestions for finding the best theory for your teaching style.
Sidebars will include forms, charts, rewards certificates, child-teacher or parent-teacher contracts for homework, attendance or discipline, and other useful documents. All forms will be included as PDFs in an accompanying download, so you can easily send them to the printer instead of fumbling with the copy machine.
Topics include: Theorists; Organizing Your Classroom and Supplies; Establishing Rules and Consequences; Managing Behavior; Getting off to a Good Start; Knowing Your Support Team; Planning, Instruction and Assessment; Managing Active Learning; Different Instructional Challenges; Curriculum Overview