This page is devoted to collecting quality resources related to classroom management.

We considered the following questions when including a resource here:

1. Has this resource significantly impacted the way I think about classroom management?

2. Is this resource essential to helping others understand key concepts, principles, or components of classroom management?

3. Does this resource offer practical help to educators who are struggling with classroom management?

4. Does this resource provide something invaluable to professional educators? (In other words, would there be a professional knowledge gap if it were missing from this list?

An online toolkit of resources and materials designed to assist beginning teachers in organizing and managing their classrooms, their work in schools, and their professional development. (Contributed by - chericem1 chericem1)

Establishing a Climate for Learning
This newsletter from the National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center contains links to websites that offer practical interventions, strategies, and techniques for addressing problematic behavior in foreign language classrooms. New teachers will find the links that appear in the section marked by the 3rd snowflake especially helpful. (Contributed by - chericem1 chericem1)

Supporting Our Students
This newsletter from the National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center contains links to a wealth of information regarding how to establish a classroom climate that will support foreign language learning. (Contributed by - chericem1 chericem1)

Albert.jpg Albert, Linda. (2003). Cooperative discipline (2nd ed.).Circle Pines, MN: American Guidance Service, Inc. ISBN 0-7854-3363-5.

This teacher-friendly book explains that misbehavior is a response to unmet needs, discusses the goals and characteristics of misbehavior, offers principles of prevention, suggests a host of practical strategies for effective intervention, outlines ways to avoid and defuse major conflicts and confrontations, describes ways to help students feel capable and connected, offers ideas for creating a classroom code of conduct, and explores other ways to involve students, parents, and the school community as partners. Image source: (Contributed by - chericem1 chericem1)

Charles, C.M. (2005). Building classroom discipline (8th ed.). NY: Pearson. Sample chapter available here:
Emmer.jpg Emmer, Edmund T., Evertson, Carolyn M., & Worsham, Murray E. (2006). Classroom management for middle and high school teachers (7th ed.). NY: Pearson. ISBN 0-205-45534-4.

This useful book outlines the key processes necessary for establishing an effective learning environment. It treats topics such as classroom organization, establishing rules and procedures, managing student work, planning for the beginning of the year, planning and conducting instruction, managing transitions and cooperative learning, developing communication skills, handling problem behavior, and managing special groups. The book is particularly well-suited to beginning teachers and contains a variety of extremely helpful charts, checklists, rubrics, and self-assessment scales. Image source: (Contributed by - chericem1 chericem1)

Landau, Barbara McEwan. (1999). Practicing judicious discipline: An educator's guide to a democratic classroom (3rd. ed.). San Francisco, CA: Caddo Gap Press. ISBN 1-880192-29-2.

Lundberg, Gary, & Joy Lundberg. (1995). I don't have to make everything all better: Six practical principles that empower others to solve their own problems while enriching your relationships. NY: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-028643-8.

Marzano, Robert J., Jana S. Marzano, & Debra J. Pickering. (2003). Classroom management that works: Research-based strategies for every teacher. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. ISBN 0-87120-793-1.

wong.gif Wong, Harry K., & Wong, Rosemary T. (2004). How to be an effective teacher the first days of school. Mountain View, CA: Harry K. Wong Publications, Inc. ISBN 0-9629360-6-5.

This book is designed to support 1st year teachers in establishing positive expectations, managing student behavior, motivating students, and presenting themselves professionally. It will be most helpful if read prior to the first 2 weeks of the 1st year of teaching. Image source:
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