CarolynMamchur

Classroom Management:

Making Good Choices

Education 326

Course Outline

UNIT ONE: Creating Meaningful Relationships

Section One: Choice Theory

Section Two: Type Theory

Section Three: Narratives

Section Four: Teacher Perceptions

 

UNIT TWO: Doing Worthy Work

Section Five: Teacher as Expert

Section Six: Projects

Section Seven: Evaluation

1.  Measuring What’s Easiest to Measure

2.  Underestimating the  Learning Embedded in Evaluation

3.  Reduction

4.  Unexamined Power

5.  Ineffective Feedback

6.  Ignoring Individual Differences

 

UNIT THREE: The Classroom as a Place to Be

Section Eight: Making it Safe

Section Nine: Making it Comfortable

Section Ten: Organization

Section Eleven: Ownership

 

UNIT ONE :CREATING MEANINGFULRELATIONSHIPS

READINGS

1.1 Coyne, “Hunting Country.”

1.2Davies, Hogan, & Clandinin, “Classroom Management:

Restorying Our Relationships.”

1.3 Palmer, “Teaching from Within.”

1.4 Nakamura, “Motivation: Feeling Capable.”

1.5Wassermann & Ivany, “Teachers, Children, and Science:

Theoretical Perspectives.”

 

UNIT TWO :DOING WORTHY WORK

READINGS

2.1 Mamchur, “But . . . the Curriculum.”

2.2 Mamchur, “Magic.”

2.3 Mamchur, “Heartbeat.”

2.4Mamchur, “Theory into Practice: ‘Ship-Building C+’: A Look

at Teacher Evaluation in Secondary English Classrooms.”

 

UNIT THREE :THE CLASSROOMAS A PLACE TO BE

READINGS

 

3.1 Levin & Nolan, “Understanding Why Children Misbehave.”

3.2 Larrivee, “Managing for Collaborative Decision-Making.”

3.3 Savage, “Arranging the Physical Environment.”

3.4 McEwan, “Democratic Consequences.”

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