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Successful Classroom Management and Discipline

Successful Classroom Management and Discipline
Teaching Self-Control and Responsibility

Third Edition

January 2009 | 312 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc


Focusing on how educators can facilitate the development of self-control and responsibility in students, Successful Classroom Management and Discipline offers comprehensive yet concise coverage of the preventative aspects of classroom management, as well as a wide range of effective intervention strategies. In this Third Edition, authors Tom Savage and Martha K. Savage offer new and updated coverage of teacher stress, legal dimensions of management and discipline, teacher/family collaboration, and bullying.

Key Features
  • Features a two-part structure to pinpoint the key dimensions of classroom management: how to prevent classroom issues and how to respond to problems that arise
  • Identifies a measurable goal for K–12 teachers: helping students to develop self-control and responsibility
  • Addresses "teacher burnout" through practical application of stress management
  • Describes bullying behaviors and teacher response, including a section on working with parents, a vital skill for avoiding and resolving serious problems
  • Presents realistic case studies and "What Would You Do?" scenarios to demonstrate chapter concepts

1. Managing the Contemporary Classroom
2. Learning to be an Effective Classroom Manager
3. Classroom Behavior and Motivation: The Essential Link
4. Managing the Learning Environment
5. Managing Instruction
6. When Misbehavior Occurs
7. When Problems are Minor
8. Responding to Persistent Misbehavior
9. Violence and Serious Misbehavior
10. Bullies and Bullying
11. Conflict Resolution
12. Legal Dimensions of Classroom Management and Discipline

Compliments previous edition we started using 10 years ago.

Professor Christine Wenk
Education, LeMoyne College
June 28, 2013

Already using updated to latest edition

Mr Theo Thedford
Student Services, Shorter University
December 15, 2011
Key features
  • Uses a two-part structure to address both the prevention of and response to classroom problems
  • Provides a nuanced discussion of alternative responses to varying levels of misbehavior
  • Presents realistic case studies to demonstrate the concepts in each chapter
  • Covers new key topics in chapters on teacher stress, legal dimensions of management and discipline, and bullying

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