"A must for all teachers who are searching for strategies to shape positive classroom atmosphere through nurturing the student-teacher relationship."
—Alan Canestrari, Adjunct Professor, Roger Williams University
"The Spiritual Dimension section is especially thought-provoking, particularly the four suggestions to build student efficacy."
—Jill Lindberg, Educational Consultant
Use these practical methods to create a classroom environment that honors both teacher and student!
Students flourish in classrooms where they feel valued, cared for, and safe, and where they are challenged to think and explore. Written by expert educator, administrator, and psychologist Robert DiGiulio, this third edition of the bestseller helps teachers create a positive environment not only for their own survival as professionals but for the benefit of their students and the community.
Student teachers, beginning teachers, and veteran teachers will find this a perfect resource for strengthening their classroom management skills. Providing creative ideas, materials, checklists, models, tools, and sample dialogues illustrating applications across all K–12 grade levels, this concise edition features:
- The four dimensions of successful classrooms: spiritual, physical, instructional, and managerial
- A differentiated approach to instruction and management in the classroom
- Added coverage of child and adolescent development and emotional intelligence
Presenting clear strategies for mastering classroom success, this text is an ideal companion to the author's book Great Teaching: What Matters Most in Helping Students Succeed.