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The Key Elements of Classroom Management: Managing Time and Space, Student Behavior, and Instructional Strategies
Joyce McLeod, Jan Fisher, and Ginny Hoover
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All teachers know that a well-managed classroom is the cornerstone of a strong instructional program, but many are uncertain where they should focus their energies. In The Key Elements of Classroom Management, three veteran teachers show how teachers can make real improvements in their classroom by concentrating on basic skills in three critical areas:
The authors combine insights gleaned from extensive experience with step-by-step discussions of practical strategies. Any teacher who has struggled with the day-to-day challenges of the classroom will find an abundance of proven techniques for creating an orderly, caring, and efficient environment that supports successful teaching and learning.
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JOYCE MCLEOD speaks nationally and internationally as a consultant on issues in mathematics and science education as well as in writing and delivering professional development in mathematics. She is an author of Harcourt Science (2002), Math Advantage (1999), and Harcourt Math (2002), published by Harcourt School Publishers.
JAN FISHER is a professional development consultant living in Laguna Beach, California. As a district staff developer for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Jan worked with new and veteran teachers in the areas of classroom management, instruction, and models of teaching, and with all staff in planning and implementing school improvement initiatives.
GINNY HOOVER retired after 31 years of teaching the middle grades in Kansas. She found a second career providing professional development in Six Traits, a writing model that also serves as the model for the Kansas writing assessment. She also does professional development in the areas of social studies, classroom management, and instructional strategies.
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