It's been a whole week made up of "one of those days". Your students are not listening. They are not doing their homework. And you can't even get them to sit still. Time to throw in the towel? No-it's time to batten down the hatches.
Author Frederick C. Wootan is a teacher who brings business management into the classroom. His solutions to your problems help you get your class back under control. From seating strategies to disciplinary tactics, this user-friendly teaching guide covers it all, including tips on:
- Building a support network
- Communicating and enforcing rules
- Issuing a mission statement
- Identifying and dealing with problem students
- Managing the paperwork
- Modernizing your class
By following the guidance provided in Not in My Classroom
, you can train your students to treat your classroom less like a playground and more like a workplace. A fresh take on classroom management, this practical book helps you put students in their seats, pencils in their hands, and a smile on your face.
Frederick C. Wootan, an award-winning poet, entered teaching three years ago after thirty successful years in the insurance business.
Catherine H. Mulligan, M.A., is a teacher, department chairman, dean of academics, and now principal at Bishop Fenwick High School. She has taught not only at the high-school level but also at the college level for more than thirty years. She has received many awards for her teaching and community service.