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Strategies for Classroom Management K-6 : Making Magic Happen - Darlene Anderson Wilson

Strategies for Classroom Management K-6

Making Magic Happen

Paperback Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9781578861361
Number Of Pages: 152

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In Strategies for Classroom Management, K-6 Wilson describes how she instilled more discipline, raised the academic standards of her students, and restored values that had been lost the classroom. She also details methods for promoting an atmosphere in which students not only succeed academically but are eager to do their best, while concentrating on the basic values of respect, responsibility, consideration, and sensitivity. Wilson's path allows teachers to maintain excellence in academic achievement and student behavior while avoiding the hazards of societal change. Parents, teachers, teacher trainers, students, and even the general public will benefit from the insight and guidance in Strategies for Classroom Management, K-6.

Forewordp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
p. 1
Do Americans Really Want Academic Success?p. 3
Is It Magic, Miracles, or Motivation?p. 6
Teaching Is an Art--Not a Sciencep. 11
Hey Everybody Out There! Johnny Can Read, and So Can Juan and Jose!p. 16
Discipline Is Not a Four-Letter Word--It Is a Sense of Security and Orderp. 21
Why Can't We Agree on Success?p. 23
p. 29
The Classroom as a Communityp. 31
Class Plays Promote a Sense of Communityp. 36
A Sense of Community through Poetryp. 38
The Classroom as a Safe Refugep. 40
The Classroom from the Fifties through the Ninetiesp. 44
From Sputnik to Tomato Seeds from Spacep. 50
p. 53
Which Came First: Public Education or the Problems and Controversy?p. 55
Can American Students Compete Globally?p. 59
What Happens to the Mentally Gifted Student?p. 64
What Happened to the Bilingual Student in the Eighties?p. 77
The Classroom Teacher's Image on Televisionp. 82
p. 87
Belonging as a Goalp. 89
Strategiesp. 92
Funp. 94
Basic Valuesp. 98
Cause and Effectp. 102
Voice Effectivenessp. 104
Self-Esteemp. 106
Choicesp. 109
Students Want Specific Goalsp. 111
The Nuts and Bolts of Teachingp. 113
Epiloguep. 133
Referencesp. 135
About the Authorp. 137
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ISBN: 9781578861361
ISBN-10: 1578861365
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 1st January 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.86
Weight (kg): 0.23