Classroom Management: A Guide for Urban School Teachers is designed to give educators practical strategies that will help them deal with the unique challenges faced by urban school teachers today. Whether the teacher is a novice teaching professional, or an experienced veteran; he/she will be able to learn how to establish and maintain control over the classroom environment, effectively deal with the most extreme student misbehaviors, establish rapport with students and parents, and reduce the amount of students sent to the principal's office on referrals.
If you are looking for concrete suggestions to help you teach the skills and work habits students need to reach high levels of performance on state and national standards, then this book is for you. The author identifies the kinds of threats present in every classroom (intellectual, emotional, and physical) and gives examples of how you can help students overcome the challenges they face.
Deals with management of student conduct in the classroom, which is the number one area of concern for many teachers. This book includes discussions and real-life cases with reference to the influence of Chinese culture on Hong Kong classrooms. It covers topics such as managing behaviour, establishing classroom rules, and conveying authority.
The authors expertly bridge the gap between educational psychology and classroom management. Included are helpful self-reflection and student engagement strategies for current and prospective teachers.