It is not unusual for even seasoned educators to express some bewilderment about teaching in today's fast-paced, technological, outcome-oriented environment. The overwhelming quantity of media messages bombarding learners has led them to develop a significant level of scepticism towards any information that they receive, and the old methods of teaching no longer seem to be effective.
An educator's guide to effective classroom management provides clear and concise discussions of classroom management aspects within a present-day South African context to give educators an opportunity to question and enhance their approach to teaching and reduce the bureaucracy of their classrooms. An educator's guide to effective classroom management provides valuable knowledge, practical ideas and advice on the development of a personal classroom management plan to suit individual styles of teaching and thus promote successful learning. It is student centred and interactive, including practical activities and mind maps for clarity as well as opportunities for self-assessment. An educator's guide to effective classroom management is aimed at pre-service education students as well as already practising educators who wish to improve their classroom practice.
PART A EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
Chapter 1 The Millennial Generation: understanding and engaging today's learners
Chapter 2 Self-management for the educator
Chapter 3 Introduction to classroom management tasks
Chapter 4 Planning effective classroom management
Chapter 5 The educator as leader
Chapter 6 Managing the classroom environment
Chapter 7 Managing learner participation in the classroom
Chapter 8 Managing parental and community involvement
Chapter 9 Managing classrooms through effective administration and teamwork
Chapter 10 Establishing your own classroom management plan
PART B MANAGING CLASSROOMS LEGALLY
Chapter 11 Education law sources regulating classroom management
Chapter 12 Constitutional provisions regulating classroom management
Chapter 13 Education law provisions regulating classroom administration
Chapter 14 Education law provisions regulating learner discipline
Chapter 15 Education law provisions regulating learner safety
Chapter 16 Education law provisions regulating the employment of the classroom manager Case law index
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