Planning Classroom Management
A Five-Step Process to Creating a Positive Learning Environment
- Karen Bosch - Virginia Wesleyan College, USA
"This is a clearly written, tightly organized, well-researched book. Its strength is in the five-step process it introduces and develops."
-Francisco Guajardo, Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Leadership
University of Texas Pan American
"This book offers a wealth of concrete and specific examples, models, and directions. Any teacher or prospective teacher reading it should be able to develop a Classroom Management Plan and implement it."
-Frances Fowler, Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Educational Leadership
"Dr. Bosch provides a very practical, step-by-step approach to developing a management plan that works! Teachers take suggestions and develop their plan to fit their beliefs and styles."
-Linda Scott, Principal
Oscar Smith Middle School, Chesapeake, VA
Increase student learning with an effective classroom management plan!
One of the most challenging tasks for teachers is classroom management that ensures high levels of achievement for all students. In this updated edition, Karen Bosch helps preservice and experienced teachers develop classroom management plans tailored to their specific needs and skills. She discusses a five-step process that includes introspection, classroom observation, plan development, implementation, and plan revision.
Field-tested for more than ten years, this unique book includes:
- Worksheets with questions to guide each step of the process
- Ample vignettes and examples
- Strategies for organization, discipline, classroom operation, and instruction
- Tips for working with diverse students
This excellent resource provides guidance for teachers seeking to create a positive classroom environment, plan for student-centered learning, and meet the demands of today's classrooms.
"Provides a very practical, step by step approach to developing a management plan that works! Using this plan with varying experience levels provides a great collaborative setting for wonderful sharing of ideas. Teachers take suggestions and develop their plan to fit their beliefs and styles."
"A well-organized text that helps prospective teachers learn about classroom management. Provides excellent worksheets for each phase of learning how to teach in a well-managed classroom and offers suggestions and explanations each step of the way."
"This book is a must for any teacher who would like the day-to-day activities in a classroom to become automatic. I like this book because it allows the teacher to use her personality and strengths in planning the classroom management plan."
"This is an essential tool for the beginning teacher. It covers everything from bulletin boards to the grading plan, and gives the new teacher plenty of creative freedom for building their classroom management plan."
"This is a clearly-written, tightly organized, well-researched book that can be very useful for teachers and school administrators in search of an effective classroom management process. Its strength is in the five step process it introduces and subsequently develops in chapters dedicated to each of the steps."
"Planning Classroom Management offers a wealth of concrete and specific examples, models , and directions. Any teacher or prospective teacher who reads this should be able to develop a Classroom Management Plan and implement it."
"This book would be very useful for preservice teachers, beginning teachers, and any teacher struggling with classroom management. Each chapter can easily be used for text discussion purposes for professional development for an entire faculty."
Straight forward, organized, clear
Sample Materials & Chapters
My Personal Classroom Management Plan