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Best Classroom Management Practices for Reaching All Learners

Best Classroom Management Practices for Reaching All Learners
What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

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November 2013 | 168 pages | Corwin
Learn classroom management from the experts!

Do you enjoy swapping ideas with other teachers? Do you find the staffroom is the best place to learn? Do you wish you had time to attend classroom management seminars? The exchange of ideas often allows teachers to fine tune strategies for managing their classrooms by listening to others who have successfully overcome similar challenges. This inspiring collection of advice from award-winning teachers now brings the best of classroom management practice to your classroom.

Best Classroom Management Practices for Reaching All Learners compiles strategies, suggestions, tactics and plans for improving classroom management approaches. By observing the best run classrooms through the eyes of our best teachers, Stone brings us solutions to teachers' everyday questions and issues.

Contributors focus on promoting a positive teaching environment and enriching learning experiences in today's diverse classrooms by covering such topics as:

- Building classroom community, working with challenging students, and communicating with parents

- Rules, rewards, discipline, silence, and shared responsibilities

- Homework, posters, newsletters, and reading groups

- Computer labs and classroom technology

Invite Randi Stone and 29 expert educators into your classroom and find a virtual staffroom at your fingertips!

About the Author
About the Contributors
Maria I. Davis, Ohio
1. The Buck Reward System
Carolyn M. Daniels, Connecticut
2. Managing With Silence and More
Patricia F. Clark, New York
3. Beginning the Journey With the Challenging Students
Betsy Ann Wandishin, Maine
4. Using a Student Information Notebook
Betsy Ann Wandishin, Maine
5. Organizing Homework Collection
Sharon Andrews, South Dakota
6. The Harmonious Classroom
Deborah Gordon, Arizona
7. Using Newsletters to Communicate With Families
Zoma A. Barrett, Indiana
8. Building a Community of Learners
Mary Eby, Iowa
9. Corresponding With Parents
Cliff B. Barrineau, South Carolina
10. Classroom Posters: "Welcome to My Ball Park" and "The Scoring Guide to Whining"
Jesus "Jesse" Bernal, Kansas
11. Classroom Management and Finding Success in Your AP Spanish Program
Carrie Jane Carpenter, Oregon
12. One Teacher's Journey to the Classroom of the Future
Randy Heite, Illinois
13. Learning Through Love
Chris Laster, Georgia
14. Rules! Rules! Rules!
John P. Pieper, Wisconsin
15. Making Connections: Effective Telephone Communications
John McCleary, Colorado
16. Relationships and Classroom Management
Dano Beal, Washington
17. Turning Your Classroom Into a Purposeful Roller-Coaster Ride!
Keith Ballard, California
18. Classroom Discipline
Teresa Morton Owens, Alabama
19. Acquiring and Utilizing Technology Devices in the Elementary Classroom
Gail McGoogan, Florida
20. Round-Robin Learning Groups: A Classroom Management Alternative
Cynthia R. Murray, Louisiana
21. Computer Lab Policies and Procedures
Pauline H. Jacroux, Hawaii
22. Overinvolved Parents
23. Grantwriting Tips to Accommodate Learners' Needs
Eric Stemle, Wyoming
24. A Shared Responsibility
Veronique Paquette, Washington
25. My Weekly Newsletter
Beverly R. Plein, New Jersey
26. Success Is Just a Click Away!
Pam Roller, Indiana
27. Ideas to Help Students Thrive in a Stimulating and Successful Learning Environment
Joyce Dunn, Pennsylvania
28. Strategies Over the Years
Cathy Lutz, Madison, Mississippi
29. A Community of Learners

Sample Materials & Chapters


Chapter 1: The Buck Reward System

Randi B. Sofman

Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781412909709