Comprehensive Classroom Management presents practical methods for creating a positive learning environment, working with behavioral problems, and dealing with a range of challenges in the K-12 classroom. The authors use real-life examples to help both pre- and in-service teachers understand and apply the principles of classroom management in their own classroom situations. The text uses numerous case studies, examples, and descriptions of specific strategies based on current research and classroom experience. Comprehensive Classroom Management features classrooms ranging from kindergarten through the twelfth grade. It focuses on creating positive learning environments for students, and provides extensive, practical materials on both problem solving and building individual behavior change plans for students with behavioral problems.
This text for educators, administrators, and counselors investigates such influences on student behavior as interpersonal relationships in the class, the interaction between the school and the home, student motivation, and methods of instruction. The authors offer practical strategies for improving classroom organization and management, and for working with individual students with serious behavior problems. They emphasize the creation of communities of support and the use of a constructivist approach to learning. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.