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Classroom Management (Teacher's Essential Guide)
by Jim Burke
This first in a series of essential guides for teachers offers classroom teachers concise, effective solutions to the most common instructional challenges they face. These solutions are based on a combination of research and the author's own experience as a public school teacher. Classroom management is about not only creating an effective classroom environment but ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Scholastic Teaching Resources (Theory an
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Let me start by saying that I'm a fan of Jim Burke; I have seen him speak at a conference, and I've also benefitted from his English teacher specific book that was assigned reading during my grad school program. As a public school teacher of four years who teaches (this year, at least) generally apathetic "standard level" high school students (in classes of no less than 28), I was hoping that this book would provide me with specific strategies related to the management of cell phones in the ...more
This is a great guide to have handy in your desk drawer. It is full of tips and tricks to successful classroom management. Burke is great on reminding teachers that great classroom management right from the beginning is an essential key to successful learning.