About the Book
Mindful of current legislation, this teacher-friendly, standards-driven edition of Elementary Classroom Management examines issues and models of management concerns in 21st century elementary classrooms.
Well-conceived classroom management helps establish positive environments and programs where communication, cooperation, and dedication to learning prevail. This text is designed to assist teachers, both novice and experienced, in developing and refining management skills that lead to learning and enjoyment in the classroom. While based upon proven research methods, the aim of the text is to provide clear, practical advice.
About the Author: C. M. Charles
is Professor Emeritus at San Diego State University, where he directed innovative programs in teacher education and received multiple distinguished teaching and outstanding professor awards. An international consultant, Charles is author of more than 25 books, including Building Classroom Discipline,
the leading text in its field for 25 years. Gail W. Senter
earned her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern California. After teaching in public schools, she moved her professional focus to university-level teacher-training programs in Southern California. In that capacity, she has held faculty positions at the San Diego campus of Chapman University, California State University San Bernardino, and California State University San Marcos, working with pre-service and veteran teachers at both the elementary and secondary levels. She assisted C.M. Charles on his book Introduction to Educational Research
, collaborated with Charles on multiple editions of Building Classroom Discipline
(tenth edition, 2011) and is principal author of Elementary Classroom Management
(sixth edition, 2012).