Lassroom Management and Student Discipline

Compare/contrast major theoretical models (minimum of three). You will analyze research-based instructional strategies for effective classroom management and student discipline compatible with the developmental characteristics of a specific age group. Describe and analyze best practices for effective classroom management to minimize disruptive behavior and increase learning as described in current literature. Include a minimum of three reference citations other than course textbooks.

(Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3)

Compare and evaluate major theoretical models and philosophical stances and their effect on current classroom management practices.
Examine and appraise research-based instructional strategies for effective classroom management and behavior management compatible with the developmental characteristics of specific age groups.
Analyze best practices for effective classroom management to minimize disruptive behavior and increase learning.

Book
Arends, R. (2007) Learning to teach. Columbus, Ohio: McGraw-Hill ISBN: 978-0073230085
Book
Iverson, A. (2004) Building competence in classroom management and discipline. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0130981753