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Published: 05 September 2013

288 Pages | 28 illustrations

10.0 x 7.5 inches

ISBN: 9780195576351

Bookseller Code (06)

Classroom Management

Second Edition

Tim McDonald

  • A focus on skill development and creating positive learning environments, with emphasis on practical advice and real life preparation.
  • The text is centred on what teachers can do to create the best possible relationship with their students, demonstrating the effects of a teacher's behaviour and organisation on their class.
  • The Positive Learning Framework develop in this text offers a new lens in which to view students, behaviour and instruction. The application of this model is unique and builds upon the emerging findings in resilience research, restorative practices and the science of positive youth development.
  • The text draws on the author's experience as a classroom teacher and working with vulnerable youth, his involvement in teacher education, and his experience as a researcher and academic.
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive instructor's manual which assists lecturers and tutors in developing students' practical skills, but also modelling the strategies and techniques in their own teaching.
  • A new chapter on Cultural Competency and Classroom Management looks at engaging Aboriginal students in meaningful learning.
  • Theorist in Focus boxes highlight the different theorists and their work and encourage students to explore the links between the theory and practice.

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