Making It Till Friday Your Guide to Effective Classroom Management Fifth Edition James D. Long, EdD Robert L. Williams, PhD “A great resource for the beginning teacher, as well as a valuable review tool for in-service training” Judy Sink, 2002 Disney American Teacher Honoree “The link between teaching success and self-management…makes this book unique… The book is full of practical advice, replete with resources in the form of references, checklists, case scenarios, bulleted lists, examples of recommended practices, and succinct summaries of important information…” Dr. Carol A. Marchel, Winthrop University A brighter day has arrived for America’s educators. By recognizing and addressing the difficulties of classroom management for both new and experienced teachers, Making It Till Friday is designed to help teachers enjoy teaching and students enjoy learning. Each chapter introduces established techniques as well as new trends in classroom management that teachers can apply every day. Chapters: 1. An Introduction; 2. Teacher Communication; 3. Prompting Desired Behaviors; 4. The Use of Positive Reinforcement; 5. Managing Unwanted Behaviors; 6. Working with Parents; 7. Teaching Students with Special Needs; 8. Helping Students Develop Efficient Work Habits; 9. Life Beyond the Classroom; 10. A Brighter Day; Appendix: Ethical Concerns and Legal Issues Related to Corporal Punishment Features • What teachers need to do in the first few days of school •How to communicate effectively •The conditions needed to facilitate learning •How to work with parents •Behavior modification techniques for classroom discipline •Strategies for making teaching less stressful •Based on research conducted in actual classroom settings •Separate chapter on teaching students with special needs •Problem-solving scenarios About the authors: James D. Long, EdD, University of Tennessee; Professor Emeritus, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Robert L. Williams, PhD, Educational Psychology, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University; Professor, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, University of Tennessee Both authors have had numerous books and articles published in the fields of education, psychology and health.
Making It Till Friday
- Your Guide to Effective Classroom Management Fifth Edition by James D. Long and Robert L. Williams 296 pages, 7-1/2" x 9-1/4", paperbound 45 photographs and 46 drawings and cartoons ISBN 0-87127-268-7 ISBN-13 978-0-87127-268-3