Evidence-based best practices that improve classroom environments and assessment techniques!

If your goal is a smoother-running, participatory classroom and improved student achievement, you'll find essential best practices in this new resource, edited by a renowned education scholar, Robert Slavin.

Dr. Robert Slavin, Professor and Chairman of the Success for All Foundation, has gathered insights and findings from 26 leading education researchers, presented in succinct chapters focused on key aspects of teaching and classroom management practice. Readers will find: Strategies for assessment that address formative approaches, differentiated classrooms, the role of feedback in the assessment process, adaptation for the Common Core, and more; Proven techniques for classroom management, including immediate, positive steps that teachers can take; User-friendly content supported by quick-read charts and graphs

Drawing from the leading international experts in the field of teaching and originally published in the journal Better: Evidence-Based Education, this is a valuable new resource for education leaders at all levels.

What Works in Classroom Management

What works in classroom management
ThomasKratochwill, RachelDeRoos and SamanthaBlair

Thomas Kratochwill, Rachel DeRoos, and Samantha Blair provide an overview of some successful approaches developed by researchers.

Classroom management, often called classroom discipline, is one of the most serious obstacles to promoting effective teaching. It has been cited as one of the most prevalent reasons for job burnout and attrition of first-year teachers, and teachers' concerns over their own safety directly relate to the use of effective classroom management programs. Students have also reported that they feel unsafe due to a lack of effective disciplinary procedures and the potential for violence.

According to Evertson and Weinstein (2006), classroom management has two distinct purposes: “It not only seeks to establish and sustain an orderly environment so ...

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