This book presents comprehensive approaches to teacher preparation and discusses the nature of classroom management in a way that equips prospective educators with a broad array of practical tools to prepare them for unexpected challenges in instruction, management, discipline, assessment, transition, and daily routine and structure. The information will lead prospective educators and new teachers to explore their own philosophies of classroom management, discipline, and teaching in general as they learn to implement best professional practices that will help them develop professionally and ethically to become the next generation of great teachers.
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2013. 277 pp., num. ill.
Contents: Contemporary Challenges to Becoming a Teacher – Student Teachers’ Fieldwork Experience – Building on Educational
Foundations – Approaches to Classroom Management – Approaches to Classroom Discipline – Managing a Positive Psychosocial Environment
– Understanding the Daily Classroom Structure – The Inclusive Multicultural Classroom – Establishing Classroom Management
Strategies – Best Professional Practices – Developing Strategic Management Action Plans – Helpful Tips for the First Few Years.