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Handbook of Classroom Management

Research, Practice, and Contemporary Issues

Edited by: Carolyn M. Evertson , Carol S. Weinstein

Print publication date:  January  2006
Online publication date:  October  2013

Print ISBN: 9780805847536
eBook ISBN: 9780203874783
Adobe ISBN: 9781135283452

10.4324/9780203874783
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Classroom management is a topic of enduring concern for teachers, administrators, and the public. It consistently ranks as the first or second most serious educational problem in the eyes of the general public, and beginning teachers consistently rank it as their most pressing concern during their early teaching years. Management problems continue to be a major cause of teacher burnout and job dissatisfaction. Strangely, despite this enduring concern on the part of educators and the public, few researchers have chosen to focus on classroom management or to identify themselves with this critical field.
 
The Handbook of Classroom Management has four primary goals: 1) to clarify the term classroom management; 2) to demonstrate to scholars and practitioners that there is a distinct body of knowledge that directly addresses teachers’ managerial tasks; 3) to bring together disparate lines of research and encourage conversations across different areas of inquiry; and 4) to promote a vigorous agenda for future research in this area. To this end, 47 chapters have been organized into 10 sections, each chapter written by a recognized expert in that area. Cutting across the sections and chapters are the following themes:
*First, positive teacher-student relationships are seen as the very core of effective classroom management.
*Second, classroom management is viewed as a social and moral curriculum.
*Third, external reward and punishment strategies are not seen as optimal for promoting academic and social-emotional growth and self-regulated behavior.
*Fourth, to create orderly, productive environments teachers must take into account student characteristics such as age, developmental level, race, ethnicity, cultural background, socioeconomic status, and ableness.
        
Like other research handbooks, the Handbook of Classroom Management provides an indispensable reference volume for scholars, teacher educators, in-service practitioners, and the academic libraries serving these audiences. It is also appropriate for graduate courses wholly or partly devoted to the study of classroom management. 

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Classroom Management as a Field of Inquiry Download PDF
Chapter  2:  History of Research on Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Behavioral Approaches to Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Process-Outcome Approaches to Classroom Management and Effective Teaching Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Ecological Approaches to Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Classroom Management and Classroom Discourse Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Critical Theory Perspective on Social Class, Race, Gender, and Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Student and Teacher Perspectives on Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Self-Regulated Learning and Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Building and Sustaining Caring Communities Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Design-Based, Participation-Centered Approaches to Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  12:  From Compliance to Responsibility Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Connections Between Classroom Management and Culturally Responsive Teaching Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Classroom Management in Early Childhood and Elementary Classrooms Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Classroom Management in Middle and High School Classrooms Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Classroom Management in Special Education Classrooms and Resource Rooms Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Classroom Management in Inclusive Settings Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Classroom Management in Urban Classrooms Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Managing Groupwork in the Heterogeneous Classroom Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Classroom Management and Technology Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Organization and Management of Language Arts Teaching Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Pervasive Management of Project Based Learning Download PDF
Chapter  23:  A Social Motivation Perspective for Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Extrinsic Rewards and Inner Motivation Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Why Research on Parental Involvement Is Important to Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Classroom Management and Relationships Between Children and Teachers Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Classroom Management for Moral and Social Development Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Research-Based Programs for Preventing and Solving Discipline Problems Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Helping Individual Students with Problem Behavior Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Conflict Resolution, Peer Mediation, and Peacemaking Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Bullying Download PDF
Chapter  33:  How Do Teachers Learn to be Effective Classroom Managers? Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The Place of Classroom Management and Standards in Teacher Education Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Classroom Management and Teacher Stress and Burnout Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Teacher Research and Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The Convergence of Reflective Practice and Effective Classroom Management Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Classroom Management, Discipline, and the Law Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Schoolwide Discipline Policies Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Classroom Management as a Moral Activity Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Zero Tolerance, Suspension, and Expulsion Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Contexts and Attributions for Difficult Behavior in English Classrooms Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Classroom Management in Multicultural Classes in an Immigrant Country Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Group Phenomena and Classroom Management in Sweden Download PDF
Chapter  45:  An Interpersonal Perspective on Classroom Management in Secondary Classrooms in the Netherlands Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Classroom Discipline in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Classroom Management in Postwar Japan Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
About_the_Authors Download PDF
Author_Index Download PDF
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