Select delivery location
Have one to sell?
Kindle app logo image

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera, scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle app

Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Building Classroom Management: Methods and Models (12th Edition) Paperback – Jan. 19 2018

4.7 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from
Paperback, Jan. 19 2018
$107.86 $96.96

Product description

From the Back Cover

Explore the most important classroom management approaches and applications
Building Classroom Management: Methods and Models takes a models approach to provide readers with a foundation to thoroughly understand the roots of today’s major classroom management concepts, terminology, approaches, and strategies. The text details and analyzes respected models of classroom management from leading authorities and then presents concrete ways that teachers can apply these methods and tactics to best meet their students’ needs. Step-by-step guidance, reflection and assessment activities, and real teaching perspectives further illustrate how educators can develop effective, well-rounded systems of management for any class.

12th Edition broadens the scope of the text, integrating new classroom management terminology, research, and reorganized content. These changes include:
  • Two real-world classroom management plans that allow readers to see how teachers combine elements from the approaches discussed in the book in their own classrooms
  • Consideration of teachers’ professional obligations and their role in managing the classroom. Emphasis is placed on helping readers learn to cultivate their own communication skills as well as their students’
  • An exploration of the developmental characteristics of students that inform behavior and culturally responsive classroom management practices
  • Commonly used classroom management terminology and an examination of the types of student misbehavior, possible causes of misbehavior, and ways teachers can prevent inappropriate behavior
  • A new chapter that covers the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) schoolwide model of management. Real examples of PBIS materials and strategies used in schools are included to help readers see how PBIS is applied in practice
  • Discussions of the learning differences and student disabilities that may affect the way teachers manage their classrooms
Reach every student by pairing this text with MyLab Education
MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Education helps teacher candidates bridge the gap between theory and practice–better preparing them for success in their future classrooms. Learn more about MyLab Education.

About the Author

C. M. Charles, PhD., Professor Emeritus of Teacher Education, San Diego State University, Honorary Phi Beta Kappa, was a public school teacher from 1953 to 1959, then moved into higher education. He has held positions at the University of New Mexico, Teachers College Columbia University, Pepperdine University, Universidade Federal do Maranhao (Brazil), and of course, San Diego State University. At San Diego State, Charles directed innovative programs in teacher education, and five times received outstanding professor and distinguished teaching awards. He also served on several occasions as advisor in teacher education and curriculum to the governments of Peru and Brazil. Charles has authored or co-authored numerous books, most of them in education, that have attracted wide audiences in the United States and abroad, with translations into several foreign languages. Besides this new edition of Building Classroom Management, the school disciple texts he’s affiliated with are: Teachers' Petit Piaget (1972); The Synergetic Classroom: Joyful Teaching and Gentle Discipline (2000); Essential Elements of Effective Discipline (2002); Classroom Management for Middle Grades Teachers (2004); Elementary Classroom Management (5th edition 2008); and Today’s Best Classroom Management Strategies: Paths to Positive Discipline (2008). Charles, who resides in California and Australia, is married and has two children who are both teachers.

Karen Cole, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she has been recognized for excellence in teaching courses in classroom management and reading methods. At the start of her career in teacher education at The University of Alabama, Dr. Cole became a trainer for Evertson's Classroom Organization and Management Program (COMP), which ignited her interest in effective classroom management. She has recently developed a strong interest in teaching university faculty to apply classroom management principles in the college classroom. Dr. Cole also works with college students who are learning to successfully navigate their university experiences; with her colleague Margaret Mahlin, she has authored the text Student Hacks: Tips for Finding Your Way in College.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pearson; 12th edition (Jan. 19 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0134448448
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0134448442
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 481 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 18.54 x 1.78 x 22.86 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
4.7 out of 5
20 global ratings
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%

Top reviews from Canada

There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from Canada

Top reviews from other countries

Guerda Fenelon
3.0 out of 5 stars This book was too expensive for a second hand.
Reviewed in the United States on August 12, 2021
Verified Purchase