This text uses a practical approach to help pre-service and practising teachers develop own classroom management approach and skills.
Classroom Management focuses on what teachers can do to create quality-learning environments with their students, demonstrating effective instructional strategies that engage students in learning as well having the skills to respond positively to misbehaviour and de-escalate conflict. Using a healthy measure of theory and plenty of practical advice, this text helps pre-service teachers develop their own management plan and skills to cater for individual students' needs. Key features: Practical framework to develop a personal management plan integrated with current evidence based approaches to classroom management. Practical strategies for working with challenging behaviours Helpful evidence based suggestions on how to engage students. Real life examples of classroom scenarios with crucial reflections that will help teachers develop instructional and discipline skills. Covers early childhood, primary and secondary. Includes learning outcomes, critical reflection activities, and a practice activity per chapter to assist in practical skill development. New to this edition: New chapter on Cultural Competency and Classroom Management contributed by Matt Byrne and Graeme Gower. New theorist in focus boxes throughout help pre-service teachers relate the theory to practice.
Tim McDonald is the Director of Catholic Education, Western Australia.