ERIC Number: ED268081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Feb-27
Reference Count: 0
Upgrading Classroom Management through the Toledo Partnership Approach.
Ellis, Crystal; And Others
The Toledo Partnership Committee for Teaching, created to improve teaching and preservice teacher education, includes representatives from Bowling Green State University, the University of Toledo, the Toledo Federation of Teachers, the Toledo Association of Administrative Personnel, the Toledo Public Schools, and the Toledo Catholic Schools Office. The Committee developed, distributed, and analyzed the results from two surveys on classroom management skills. The first was distributed to current classroom teachers in the Toledo public and parochial schools, the second was dispersed to current supervisors of new and/or student teachers. Each survey listed the same 46 classroom management skills and required ratings for each skill on the basis of importance to effective classroom management. Initial analysis of the survey results involved identifying those skills both teachers and supervisors considered important to effective classroom management. Further analysis focused upon preservice preparation. This paper describes the formation and goals of the Partnership Committee and discusses the results of the two surveys. A description is given of an exemplary course in classroom management strategies and recommendations are made for implementing the course. Copies of the surveys are included as well as a list of classroom management skills identified as important by survey respondents. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (Chicago, IL, February 26-March 1, 1986).