A Five-Step Process to Creating a Positive Learning Environment
'This is a clearly written, tightly organized, well-researched book. Its strength is in the five-step process it introduces and develops' - Francisco Guajardo, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership, University of Texas Pan American
'This book offers a wealth of concrete and specific examples, models, and directions. Any teacher or prospective teacher reading it should be able to develop a Classroom Management Plan and implement it' - Frances Fowler, Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Educational Leadership, Miami University
'Dr. Bosch provides a very practical, step-by-step approach to developing a management plan that works! Teachers take suggestions and develop their plan to fit their beliefs and styles' - Linda Scott, Principal, Oscar Smith Middle School, Chesapeake, VA
One of the most challenging tasks for teachers is classroom management that ensures high levels of achievement for all students. In this updated edition, Karen Bosch helps preservice and experienced teachers develop classroom management plans tailored to their specific needs and skills. She discusses a five-step process that includes introspection, classroom observation, plan development, implementation, and plan revision.
Field-tested for more than ten years, this unique book includes:
o Worksheets with questions to guide each step of the process
o Ample vignettes and examples
o Strategies for organization, discipline, classroom operation, and instruction
o Tips for working with diverse students
This excellent resource provides guidance for teachers seeking to create a positive classroom environment, plan for student-centered learning, and meet the demands of today's classrooms.