Part I : Overview and foundations of classroom management. Why classroom management matters -- Understanding behavioral theories relevant to supporting a well-managed classroom -- Part II : Promotion and prevention strategies. Structuring the classroom for success : preventing problems before they happen -- Providing students with behavioral feedback -- Part III : Strategies for addressing classwide behavioral concerns. Implementing token economies -- Group contingencies -- Self-management -- Part IV : Strategies for enhancing implementation and effectiveness. Collecting classwide data -- Assessing intervention integrity -- Individualizing intervention.
"Classroom management is critical to successful teaching, but many K-12 teachers struggle with it. This indispensable guide distills the best classroom management science into easy-to-implement strategies teachers can use to promote a productive and safe learning environment. Chapters provide evidence-based guidelines for implementing classwide prevention strategies, token economies, group contingencies, and self-management interventions. Procedures for evaluating intervention effectiveness and individualizing interventions are described. Reproducible tools include 9 forms and 21 quick-reference "Coach Cards" that distill the key steps of each strategy. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. Subject Areas/Key Words: applied behavior analysis, behavioral feedback, classroom management, classrooms, classwide strategies, disruptive behavior problems, elementary grades, engagement, environment, evidence-based practices, group contingencies, interventions, MTSS, multitiered systems of support, PBIS, positive behavior interventions and supports, prevention, routines, secondary grades, self-management, student behavior problems, students, teachers, Tier 1, token economy systems, universal Audience: School psychologists, K-12 classroom teachers and special educators, school administrators, behavior specialists, and school counselors"--
Includes bibliographical references and index.