A brand new comprehensive text for classroom management courses, this text walks its readers through a detailed, step-by-step plan that will enable them to develop their own personal and unique design for classroom management practices that they will later implement in their own classroom. Special Features Include: "In the Classroom" boxed features of evidence-based practices used in real classrooms. Helpful charts featured in most chaptersoffer a summary of practices that enhance the traits of belonging, autonomy, self-efficacy, and caring. Authentic classroom examples and summary of educational researchin highlighted boxed features found throughout the text. Focus on the role social interaction plays in learning and behavioremphasizing the constructivist perspective throughout. Examples of Action Research in the classroomto help readers explore the role of "teacher as learner." Culturally responsive classroom management and the role of diverse learnersstressed throughout the text to reflect the reality of today's classrooms. Interviews from real students with a myriad of educational perspectivesoffer authentic viewpoints throughout the text. Concrete strategies for increasing the motivation and engagement of students in the classroom. Covers peer mediation and conflict resolutionto help even the best of teachers to deal with the disruptions, distractions, and even violence that they may encounter in their classrooms.Habel, John is the author of 'Classroom Management: Creating Positive Outcomes for All Students', published 2008 under ISBN 9780130888389 and ISBN 0130888389.