Developing a Learning Classroom
Moving Beyond Management Through Relationships, Relevance, and Rigor
- Nic Cooper - Baker College, USA
- Betty K. Garner - Aesthetic of Lifelong Learning
Behaviour Management | Learning & the Brain | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
All too often, managing a classroom means gaining control, dictating guidelines, and implementing rules. Designed for any teacher struggling with student behavior, motivation, and engagement, Developing a Learning Classroom explores how to create a thriving, learning-centered classroom through three critical concepts?relationships, relevance, and rigor. Discover how you can:
Develop an interactive learning mindset
Create a safe environment where students question, explore, and discover
Uncover a student's learning profile as well as your own teaching style
Use student input to create classroom practices and procedures
Apply brain-based instructional strategies to keep students engaged
Use student surveys and a personal education plan to improve learning environments
Filled with classroom stories, starter worksheets, and action steps, this book reveals the secrets to transforming an ordinary classroom into an extraordinary learning community!
“When students feel safe and respected, the time spent managing a classroom is replaced with time spent teaching. This book helps teachers refocus.”
“Finally, a book has given us information on a topic that takes years to discover by yourself in the classroom!”
"Implementing the wide variety of elements provided in this book will provide the learning environment teachers dream of and students thrive in."
"This book explores the basics of creating a learning-centered classroom founded on relationships, relevance and rigor. From creating a safe environment for questions and interactions to pairing student learning profiles with teacher approaches, this is packed with brain-based strategies considering how we teach students and who these students are."
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: What Is a Learning Classroom? How to Develop Relationships, Relevance