Classroom Management 4E empowers you to develop an individual classroom management plan that suits your professional philosophy and teaching style. It introduces the Lyford model, a framework that illustrates the many elements of successful classroom management. Using the Lyford model as a scaffold, the authors:
- compare and contrast the main theories and models that currently inform practice in Australian classrooms;
- explore key practices for creating positive learning environments that will engage students and reduce the chance of disruptions; and
- discuss a range of intervention strategies to consider when faced with challenging student behaviours.
As you work towards developing your own individual approach to classroom management, engaging stories from early-career teachers help you to apply the concepts to real-life situations. A new chapter on contemporary issues in classroom management keeps you up to date with a wide range of topics that impact upon today's learning environments.