Classroom Management: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

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Hong Kong University Press, Jan 1, 2008 - Education - 220 pages
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This book is about management of student conduct in the classroom, which is the number one area of concern of many teachers. The chapters include discussions and real-life cases with specific reference to the influences of Chinese culture on Hong Kong classrooms. Examples are provided to illustrate how positive learning environments can be created and maintained in the classroom. Topics covered include managing challenging behaviour, establishing classroom rules, conveying authority, and coping with bullying.
 

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Contents

The Influence of Chinese Culture on Hong Kong Classrooms
21
Effective Classroom Management
45
Managing Misbehaviour
63
Approaches to Students Misbehaviour
85
Enhancing Communication and Strengthening TeacherStudent
109
Promoting Positive Peer Relationships
129
Collaboration with Colleagues to Improve Classroom Behaviour
149
Working with Parents to Create a Positive Classroom Environment
165
Reflection and Action
183
Index
203
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Hue Ming-tak is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counselling and Learning Needs at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

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