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Troublemakers by Pt. I. Forest school. Zora : on being out-standing -- Lucas : on being pigeonholed -- pt. II. The crossroads school. Sean : on being willful -- Marcus : on being good.
"In this dazzling debut, Carla Shalaby, a former elementary school teacher, explores the everyday lives of four young "troublemakers," challenging the ways we identify and understand so-called problem children. Time and again, we make seemingly endless efforts to moderate, punish, and even medicate our children, when we should instead be concerned with transforming the very nature of our institutions, systems, and structures, large and small. Through delicately crafted portraits of these memorable children--Zora, Lucas, Sean, and Marcus--Troublemakers allows us to see school through the eyes of those who know firsthand what it means to be labeled a problem. From Zora's proud individuality to Marcus's open willfulness, from Sean's struggle with authority to Lucas's tenacious imagination, comes profound insight--for educators and parents alike--into how schools engender, exclude, and then try to erase trouble, right along with the young people accused of making it. And although the harsh disciplining of adolescent behavior has been called out as part of a school-to-prison pipeline, the children we meet in these pages demonstrate how a child's path to excessive punishment and exclusion in fact begins at a much younger age. Shalaby's empathetic, discerning, and elegant prose gives us a deeply textured look at what noncompliance signals about the environments we require students to adapt to in our schools. Both urgent and timely, this paradigm-shifting book challenges our typical expectations for young children and with principled affection reveals how these demands--despite good intentions--work to undermine the pursuit of a free and just society"--
Includes bibliographical references.
Call Number: UI Library Main Stacks LC4802 .S428 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-07
Classroom Management in the Digital Age by "In the shifting landscape of education, teachers are expected to effectively harness the power of technology for learning while managing the distractions digital devices bring. Keeping up with the times while limiting senseless screen staring is new and difficult territory for even the most seasoned educator. Don't fear the devices! With all its challenges, the digital age is a new and exciting time in which technology-equipped teachers can use powerful tools to maximize collaboration, creativity, and communication in relevant ways"
Call Number: UI Library Main Stacks LB3013 .D68 2016
Publication Date: 2016-07-16
Breaking the Mold of Classroom Management by Thinking outside the mold : how teachers learned to make classroom management work for their immigrant Latino students / Carrie Rothstein-Fisch and Elise Trumbull -- Managing a differentiated classroom / Marcia B. Imbeau and Carol Ann Tomlinson -- Implementing self-management strategies in the secondary classroom / Brittany L. Hott, Jennifer D. Walker, and Frederick J. Brigham -- Schoolize or culturalie "them" within our classroom community / Hillary Merk -- Classroom management in the corrider : teacher-student negotiations of an educational authority relationship outside of the classroom context / Anneli Frelin -- I'm not a reluctant learner! I just need a chance to connect and do well in school / Lou Denti -- Mirrors and master switches : using interactive root metaphors to support students' academic, social, and emotional growth and development / Terry Murray -- Making the work interesting : classroom management through ownership in elementary literature circles / Ryan Flessner -- Students as allies to their peers : creating a caring majority / Karen Siris -- Cracking the behavior code : effective interventions for students with anxiety / Jessica Minahan and Nancy Rappaport -- Warm demander pedagogy : managing behavior through the 3 R's of insistence / Barbara Berté, Micheline Malow, and Diane W. Gómez -- Civil talks : logistics of managing online classroom spaces / Jeffrey P. Drake and Jeanette L. Drake -- Culturally relevant cyphers : rethinking classroom management through hip-hop-based education / Bettina L. Love -- Flipping the cultural revolution / Jon Nordmeyer and Peter Stelzer -- Promoting mutual respect and democratic practice in diverse learning communities to foster positive classroom management / Jennifer Lauria -- Classroom management strategies to increase student collaboration / Maria G. Dove and Vicky Giouroukakis -- Defusing conflict in the classroom with restorative practices / Luanna H. Meyer and Ian M. Evans -- Managing math and supervising Spanish : establishing and maintaining positive classroom culture in the middle school / Martha Edelson and Lori Langer de Ramirez -- Classroom management from an organizational perspective : positive behavioral supports at the system, school, and staff levels / Howard M. Knoff -- Twenty-first century classroom management : it is time for a new perspective / Marie Manna Pagliaro -- Afterword : building resiliency in students and teachers : key ideas from research and practice / Bryan Harris.
Classroom management is often perceived as the most overwhelming challenge faced by new teachers; it may also continue to confront more experienced educators as they encounter a new group of youngsters or face a new set of demands. Successful classroom management is invariably tied to student engagement and empowerment: teachers who are singled out for excellent classroom management practices are often praised for successfully maintaining a strong instructional focus in their classes coupled with high levels of student motivation. The contributors offer classroom-tested strategies and timely advice on how to create such an effective and supportive instructional environment for academic and social-emotional learning for all. Similar to the previous four volumes, Breaking the Mold of School Instruction and Organization: Innovative and Successful Practices for the 21st Century (2010), Breaking the Mold of Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education (2011), and, Breaking the Mold of Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (2012), and, Breaking the Mold of Education: Innovative and Successful Practices for Student Engagement, Empowerment, and Motivation (2013), the purpose of this book is to offer a carefully selected collection of documented best practices and practical, classroom-tested strategies for immediate implementation. -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: UI Library Main Stacks LB3013 .H66 2014
Publication Date: 2013-12-11
Beyond Survival by Getting a job -- Tools of the trade -- Classroom management -- Goals for the first day -- Goals for the first week -- Teacher centered vs. student centered -- Planning -- What are your activities? -- Delivering the lesson -- Assessment -- Discipline -- Your persona -- How to win friends and influence people in a school -- Extracurricular activities -- Subject-specific chapters -- Teaching 2.0 -- Top ten teacher mistakes -- Top ten myths about teaching -- Activities for teachers-in-training.
A guide containing practical advice that the teachers can refer to in both their student teaching and in their first years on the job.
Call Number: UI Library Main Stacks LB1623.5 .R84 2011
Publication Date: 2010-02-03
Conscious Classroom Management by 1. Introduction -- 2. Assume the best -- 3. Inner authority -- 4. Ask for help -- 5. Got stress -- 6. Holding our ground -- 7. Positive connections -- 8. Teaching procedures -- 9. Consistency -- 10. Getting ready -- 11. Lesson design -- 12. Rules and consequences -- 13. Breaking the cycle of student misbehavior -- 14. Putting it all together: final thoughts.
This book is a must for any K-12 teacher. The practical strategies - from learning the characteristics of an effictive "No", to lesson design - will help any teacher improve their classroom management.
Call Number: On Reserve (ask at Curriculum Center)
Publication Date: 2004-09-01
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