ERIC Number: ED223564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Organizing and Managing the Junior High Classroom.
Emmer, Edmund T.; And Others
This manual provides guidelines and activities for organizing and managing junior high school classes. The first five chapters are devoted to the topic of getting ready for the beginning of the school year; the last four chapters suggest guidelines and activities that are helpful in maintaining a management system. Chapter 1 deals with organizing the classroom and materials before the beginning of school. The topic of chapter 2 is developing a workable set of rules and procedures and planning individual classroom routines. The third chapter discusses the major facets of student accountabiity, such as work requirements, communicating assignments, monitoring, checking work, and offering academic feedback. In chapter 4, the subject of discipline is dealt with; consequences, penalties, and incentives are discussed. Suggestions are provided in chapter 5 on planning for the first day and week of school. Chapter 6 provides guidelines for maintaining a classroom management system, including monitoring student behavior, handling inappropriate behavior, using consequences consistently, and dealing with special problems. The seventh chapter is devoted to a discussion of instructional clarity. In the eighth chapter, planning and organizing instruction is discussed. The ninth chapter presents recommendations for adjusting instruction for special groups and classes with heterogeneous abilities. In each chapter, summary guidelines are included as well as a teacher checklist, suggested activities, and a narrative case study. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.
Identifiers: Beginning of School Year; First Impressions
Note: Prepared by the Classroom Organization and Effective Teaching Project.