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Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher
Robert J. Marzano, Jana S. Marzano, and Debra Pickering
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How does classroom management affect student achievement? What techniques do teachers find most effective? How important are schoolwide policies and practices in setting the tone for individual classroom management?
In this follow-up to What Works in Schools, Robert J. Marzano analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to discover the answers to these questions and more. He then applies these findings to a series of “Action Steps”-specific strategies that educators can use to
Marzano and his coauthors Jana S. Marzano and Debra Pickering provide real stories of teachers and students in classroom situations to help illustrate how the action steps can be used successfully in different situations. In each chapter, they also review the strengths and weaknesses of programs with proven track records.
With student behavior and effective discipline a growing concern in schools, this comprehensive analysis is a timely guide to the critical role of classroom management in student learning and achievement.
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About the Authors
ROBERT J. MARZANO is a Senior Scholar at Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning in Aurora, Colorado; an Associate Professor at Cardinal Stricth University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Vice President of Pathfinder Education, Inc.; and President of Marzano & Associates consulting firm in Centennial, Colorado. He has developed programs and practices used in K-12 classrooms that translate current research and theory in cognition into instructional methods.
JANA S. MARZANO has been a psychotherapist in private practice in Colorado for more than 20 years. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has a M.A. in Professional Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado, and a B.S. in Mental Health Services from Metropolitan State University in Denver.
DEBRA J. PICKERING is a private consultant and Director of Staff Development in Littleton Public Schools, Littleton, Colorado. During more than 25 years in education, she has gained practical experience as a classroom teacher and district staff development coordinator and has done extensive consulting with administrators and teachers, K-12. Her work in research and development centers on the study of learning and the development of curriculum, instruction, and assessment that addresses clearly identified learning goals.
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