"This text provides an underlying rationale for dealing with misbehavior, which will help students develop their own understanding of the decisions and choices one must make in developing a classroom management style of their own." -Judie Rhoades, Western Oregon University "I wish I had read this little book and seen the accompanying videos before I began my term of 6 years of public school teaching experience in a large, diverse, and challenging high school." -Sheila K. Jones, Miami University This text uses an interactive case study approach to guide students in understanding and implementing an effective classroom management program focused on turning sound theories into practice. The approach used is known as IOSIE (Identifyingthe problem - deciding onObjectives- Developing aSolution-Implementingit -Evaluatingit). It analyzes eighteen traditional approaches and models used for classroom management. The steps involved in using this model are detailed in the text to help students understand the conceptual foundations of classroom management in addition to knowing how to react to a range of situations and problems. Suitable for teachers of all grade levels, this book brings students as close as possible to direct hands-on experience in a classroom setting. Special Features: Takes students through the entire process ofSpecial Education placement,from referral through assessment and instructional modification and adaptation. Uses various approaches and strategies in samplecase studiesin every chapter to show students how different strategies rectify inappropriate classroom behavior. Addressescontemporary classroom management issuessuch as bullying, gang violence, suicide prevention, child abuse, and sexual harassment. An Instructor's Manual containing notes on the cases and assessments for faculty can be found online by contacting your local representative. Package this text with [Insert MyLabSchoool Logo] -a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life! Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!Scarpaci, Richard T. is the author of 'Case Study Approach to Classroom Management ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205392254 and ISBN 0205392253.