ERIC Number: ED488762
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Making It Till Friday: Your Guide to Effective Classroom Management. Fifth Edition
Long, James D.; Williams, Robert L.
Princeton Book Company Publishers
A brighter day has arrived for America's educators. By recognizing and addressing the difficulties of classroom management for both new and experienced teachers, this book is designed to help teachers enjoy teaching and students enjoy learning. Each chapter introduces established techniques as well as new trends in classroom management that teachers can apply every day. The book contains the following chapters: (1) An Introduction; (2) Teacher Communication; (3) Prompting Desired Behaviors; (4) The Use of Positive Reinforcement; (5) Managing Unwanted Behaviors; (6) Working with Parents; (7) Teaching Students with Special Needs; (8) Helping Students Develop Efficient Work Habits; (9) Life Beyond the Classroom; (10) A Brighter Day. The appendix contains: Ethical Concerns and Legal Issues Related to Corporal Punishment. Features of the book include: (1) What Teachers Need to Do in the First Few Days of School; (2) How to Communicate Effectively; (3) The Conditions Needed to Facilitate Learning; (4) How to Work with Parents; (5) Behavior Modification Techniques for Classroom Discipline; (6) Strategies for Making Teaching Less Stressful; (7) Information Based on Research Conducted in Actual Classroom Settings; (8) Separate Chapter on Teaching Students with Special Needs; and (9) Problem-Solving Scenarios. (Contains 45 photographs and 46 drawings and cartoons.)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Special Needs Students, Behavior Modification, Positive Reinforcement, Punishment, Discipline, Classroom Research, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Ethics, Legal Problems, Study Habits
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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