Classroom Management for Academic Success, 1st Edition

  • Lee Canter
  • Published By: Solution Tree Press
  • ISBN-10: 1936763435
  • ISBN-13: 9781936763436
  • DDC: 371.1024
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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This title is the first management program designed to specifically address the first priority for today's educator: improving the achievement of all students. This groundbreaking work will take you beyond simply managing student behavior to quickly and effectively establishing an environment that promotes academic success. The book goes beyond the basic concepts of Assertive Discipline® to help you lay a solid foundation for a positive environment in which students will learn free from the distraction of disruptive behavior.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
1: Overview of Classroom Management for Academic Success.
2: Classroom Management: The Key to Improving Academic Performance.
3: Empowering Beliefs and Expectations.
4: I Can Transform My Classroom Management Efforts.
5: My Students Can Behave Appropriately.
6: I Can Influence My Students to Behave Appropriately.
7: It Is Okay to Expect Appropriate Behavior.
8: Teach Responsible Behavior for Academic Success at the Beginning of the School Year.
9: Part One: Conducting a Lesson on Appropriate Behavior.
10: Create and Use a Beginning of the Year Responsible Behavior Curriculum.
11: The Behavior Management Cycle.
12: The Behavior Management Cycle Step One—Effectively Communicate Explicit Directions.
13: The Behavior Management Cycle Step Two—Using Behavioral Narration.
14: The Behavior Management Cycle Step Three—Take Corrective Action.
15: Using the Behavior Management Cycle.
16: Building Trusting Relationships.
17: Building Trusting Relationships with Students.
18: Building Trusting Relationships with Parents.
19: The 2-Week Turnaround Program.
20: The 2-Week Turnaround Program.
21: Managing Instructional Activities to Promote Academic Success.
22: Introduction to Instructional Activities.
23: Teacher-Directed Instruction.
24: Whole-Class Discussion.
25: Sitting on the Rug.
26: Independent Work.
27: Working with a Partner.
28: Teacher Works with a Small Group While Other Students Work Independently.
29: Working in Groups.
30: Working at Centers.
31: Managing Procedures for Academic Success.
32: Introduction to Procedures.
33: Attention-Getting Signal.
34: In-Seat Transitions.
35: Out-of-Seat Transitions.
36: Lining Up to Leave the Classroom.
37: Walking in Line.
38: Entering the Classroom After Recess or Lunch.
39: Students Going to Pull-Out Programs.
40: Distributing and Collecting Materials and Papers.
41: Attending an Assembly.
42: Emergency Drills.
43: Beginning of the Day or Period Routine.
44: End of the Day or Period Routine.
45: Establishing Classroom Policies for Academic Success.
46: Introduction to Policies.
47: Classroom Rules.
48: Positive Feedback.
49: Corrective Actions.
50: Bringing Appropriate Materials to Class.
51: Making Up Missed Work Due to Absence.
52: Sharpening Pencils.
53: Using Materials on Bookshelves or in Cabinets.
54: Individual Students Leaving Class to Go to the Restroom.
55: Late or Missing Assignments.
56: Student Helpers.
57: Taking Care of Desks, Tables, and Chairs.
58: Using the Drinking Fountain.
Appendix: Overhead Transparencies.