Teaching 400-600 students every week presents the ultimate classroom management challenge, one that if you're unprepared for can bury you in a mountain of stress and misbehavior. Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers is a proven solution that will transform even the most difficult group of students into the peaceful, well-behaved class you really want. It provides the tools, tips, and strategies you need to simply and effectively manage any classroom, no matter how unruly or out of control, so you can focus on teaching, inspiring, and making an impact that lasts a lifetime.
Author: Russ Girsberger
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2014-11-01
(Meredith Music Resource). This sourcebook was created to aid directors and teachers in finding the information they need and expand their general knowledge. The resources were selected from hundreds of published and on-line sources found in journals, magazines, music company catalogs and publications, numerous websites, doctoral dissertations, graduate theses, encyclopedias, various databases, and a great many books. Information was also solicited from outstanding college/university/school wind band directors and instrumental teachers. The information is arranged in four sections: Section 1 General Resources About Music Section 2 Specific Resources Section 3 Use of Literature Section 4 Library Staffing and Management
Author: Responsive Classroom
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
Release Date: 2016-07-24
Responsive Classroom practices have helped thousands of special area teachers for more than 30 years. Here you'll find practical suggestions, charts, planners, and examples from experienced special area teachers who use Responsive Classroom practices every day. You'll learn how to: Open and close each period in calm, orderly waysSet students up for success by modeling and practicing skills and routinesUse positive teacher languageEngage students more deeplyRefocus and recharge students with quick, fun, movement breaksRespond to misbehavior to get students back to learning
Author: Eric Groves
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-05-18
This book provides battle-tested tips on how to become an outstanding educator. Written by a veteran teacher, itÆs packed with every classroom management secret he discovered in two decades of teaching. Rookies and veterans alike will learn how to: Create the perfect classroom environment Turn defiant students into stellar performers Transform unruly parents into loyal allies Make peace with difficult administrators Increase productivity and learning This is a real-world guide for creating a calm, nurturing, and effective learning environment. Whether theyÆre just out of college or have been teaching for decades, teachers will learn how to survive, thrive, and excel in the classroom.
The 'Handbook of Educational Leadership Management' represents a useful synthesis of current and future thinking in the area and provides a benchmark for our understanding of the latest thinking and best practice of educational leadership and management.
Author: Randi Stone
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2015-07-28
There is no better way to learn the craft of teaching than by watching an expert teacher at work. In this sequel to Randi Stone's Best Classroom Practices, nationally recognized, award-winning elementary teachers showcase selected practices from their classroom repertoire to share with their colleagues. Learn what it takes to build a productive, engaged community of learners from some of the nation's best teachers in their own words. This inspirational, one-stop guide covers everything from classroom management to teaching reading, writing, math, science, social studies, music, art, technology, and physical education. You will find: - Detailed, successful teaching strategies with lists of relevant standards and materials needed - Innovative activities, projects, lesson plans, and units of study for every content area - Classroom strategies across the curriculum, including ideas for involving parents and ways to make inclusion work Best Practices for Elementary Classrooms provides a wide array of excellent lessons to choose from, road-tested by your award-winning colleagues.
Author: Rebecca E. Hamik
Publisher: R&L Education
Release Date: 2009-07-16
This new and innovative book combines literature, music, and movement to teach young children the joy and excitement of music, physical education, and reading. All lessons are based on the national music and physical education standards. Over 170 lesson plans are included. Each lesson has a story for the teacher to read to the children, a music activity and a physical activity. Lessons include basic music and physical education skills as well as lessons that teach students about staying healthy, good character, citizenship, holidays, and world cultures. Each lesson takes approximately forty-five minutes per day to complete. Lessons in Units 1 and 4 are sequential. Other lessons can be taught in the order that hey appear or can be flexible depending upon the school calendar. A resource list of all literature, equipment, and songs needed is provided. All songs, books, and equipment are very accessible. Adaptations for regular classroom teachers and assisting paraprofessionals are described.
Author: Susan K. Peterson
Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer
Release Date: 1986-11-28
Presents general strategies for encouraging appropriate student behaviors, such as providing structure through scheduling, creating a positive environment, being consistent, and planning for instruction.