ERIC Number: ED428062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Sweating the Small Stuff: Answers to Teachers' Big Problems.
Wachter, Joanne C.
This survival guide helps elementary school teachers successfully manage their classrooms. Some of the techniques are also appropriate for middle and high school teachers, church school teachers, and preschool teachers. The 24 chapters focus on important classroom management issues, and each chapter includes quick tips for immediate use. A resource list offers materials available for in-depth study on topics found in the 24 chapters. The chapters are as follows: (1) Sweating the Small Stuff; (2) Setting up Your Classroom; (3) Planning; (4) Implementing Lessons; (5) Promoting Positive Behavior; (6) Handling Student Speeches, Projects, and Presentations; (7) Being Aware of the Talents, Needs, and Styles of Your Students; (8) Questioning; (9) Assessing and Grading Progress; (10) Assigning Homework; (11) Catching up Absentees; (12) Handling the Paperwork; (13) Planning for Substitutes; (14) Using Volunteers; (15) Managing Field Trips; (16) Handling Classroom Parties, Plays, and Special Events; (17) Making Parent Contacts Productive; (18) Getting Along with Administrators; (19) Avoiding Burnout; (20) Serving on Committees; (21) Making the Most of Professional Development; (22) Presenting at Faculty Meetings or Conferences; (23) Interviewing for a New Position; and (24) Relax! (SM)
Descriptors: Attendance, Classroom Design, Classroom Techniques, Committees, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Employment Interviews, Faculty Development, Field Trips, Grading, Homework, Inquiry, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Planning, Student Behavior, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Student Projects, Substitute Teachers, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Burnout, Teaching Skills, Volunteers
Corwin Press, Inc. A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320; Tel: 805-499-9734; Fax: 805-499-5323; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com (cloth: ISBN-0-8039-6788-8, $61.95; paper: ISBN-0-8039-6789-6, $27.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A