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Author McDonald, Tim.
Title Classroom management : engaging students in learning / Tim McDonald.
Imprint South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2013.
ISBN 9780195576351 paperback
0195576357 paperback
OCLC No. 820968660
Description xvi, 320 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Edition 2nd ed.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. A positive learning framework for classroom management : Developing a positive learning framework ; The three phases of the positive learning framework ; Meeting student needs ; Why use a positive learning framework? ; The need for classroom management and instructional knowledge in teacher education ; Defining classroom management in the positive learning framework ; Assumptions and beliefs in this text ; Why examining your core beliefs and mental models is important -- 2. Connecting with students : Quality classrooms where students 'belong' ; The need for connections ; Making our classrooms welcoming ; How teachers connect with students ; Problems of disconnection -- 3. Frameworks to view student behaviour : Teachers need theory ; An integrated approach to viewing student behaviour ; Frameworks through which to view student behaviour ; Education and the student engagement perspective ; The rise of the pioneers in classroom management ; A major shift from intervention to prevention ; Models of classroom management ; Why students behave as they do: developing your own answer -- 4. Proactive teacher behaviours : Planning for quality learning environments ; What is engagement? ; Before the year starts ; Establishing class guidelines ; Reframing discipline: punishment, consequences or solutions? ; Restorative practice in schools ; High expectations and student motivation ; Classroom routines and procedures ; Lesson sequence --
5. Developing safe and accountable classrooms : Teaching in a quality learning environment ; Engaging students who have difficulty with learning ; Do not waste students' time! ; Safe and accountable classrooms ; Selecting teaching strategies ; Questioning for engagement ; Cooperative learning strategies and tactics ; Helping students develop as responsible learners ; Working with parents -- 6. Re-engaging the disengaged learner : Common classroom behaviours ; Punishment and zero tolerance ; Whole-school approaches to learning and student behaviour ; Coping with defiance ; Our needs as teachers and the urge to fix problems ; Strategies for de-escalating conflict in the classroom ; Conflict as professional learning -- 7. Cultural competency and classroom management / Matt Byrne and Graeme Gower : The need for cultural competency ; Cultural competency framework for teachers ; Connecting with Aboriginal students: REAP ; Interaction in the classroom ; Barriers and helps to effective interaction in the classroom ; Working with parents/caregivers and the wider community ; Going deeper: cultural influences on learning ; Affirmation learning ; Corrective actions and Aboriginal students ; Bringing it all together ; Implications of culture on the PLF -- 8. The effective teacher's learning journey : A positive learning framework approach ; Your personal management plan ; Prevention ; Responding to student misbehaviour.
Summary 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.
Author McDonald, Tim.
Subject Classroom management.

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