ERIC Number: ED509993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Reference Count: 0
The Classroom Manager: Procedures and Practices to Improve Instruction
Houff, Suzanne G.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Using William Glasser's five basic needs as a foundation, "The Classroom Manager" provides a theoretical base to guide readers in the understanding and development of an effective classroom management program. The topics of survival, belonging and love, power, fun, and freedom are explored through definitions, practical recommendations and case studies. Each topic is expanded to include current classroom concerns such as cyberbullying, communication, rewards and punishment, cooperation, and humor in the classroom. Following an Introduction, the contents of this book include: (1) Getting Started, which consists of (a) What You Believe; and (b) Learning to Change Behavior; (2) Meeting Student Needs, which consists of (a) Survival; (b) Belonging; (c) Fun; (d) Freedom; (e) Power; and (f) Meeting Special Needs; and (3) Into Action, which consists of (a) Conclusion; and (b) Situations to Analyze.
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Needs, Freedom, Humor, Rewards, Instructional Improvement, Educational Theories, Case Studies, Bullying, Internet, Classroom Communication, Discipline, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Behavior Change, Special Needs Students, Student Empowerment
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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