• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Many of today's discipline problems result from student responses to outdated practices. This book lives up to its title, providing innovative approaches that demonstrate leadership rather than management. Teachers discover creative and proactive ways to engage students in the development of learning environments that are positively charged, cooperatively structured, and self-governed.”

Dutchess Maye, Fellow for Instructional Design

North Carolina Teacher Academy, Morrisville, NC

A classroom leadership model of prevention, intervention, and problem solving for both teachers and students!

Emphasizing a leadership model for effective classroom management rather than relying on strategies for compliance and control, this updated edition of the bestseller describes a comprehensive approach that encourages teachers to reevaluate their beliefs, roles, and practices and engages students as partners in creating a powerfully supportive learning environment.

Offering a unique perspective on classroom leadership that helps teachers address potential problems before learning is disrupted, this resource shows how integrating leadership into daily classroom life enhances learning by strengthening students' autonomy, self-esteem, and connectedness with others. Reflecting the author's years of experience and filled with more real-life examples, new techniques, and ready-to-use worksheets, the book:

Provides an interactive process that allows teachers to foster leadership in themselves and their students; Includes classroom connections, personal connections, examples, checklists, and reflective questions

With its distinctive and creative perspective on classroom management, Rethinking Classroom Management, Second Edition encourages teachers to become mentors and facilitators, rather than classroom managers, as they empower students to actively participate in their own learning.

Shifting from Manager to Leader
Shifting from manager to leader

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.

—Buddha
Shifting from Manager to Leader: Essential Questions

These are the essential questions that you will be able to answer after completing this chapter:

  • Why does shifting from being the classroom manager to being the classroom leader set the stage for more cooperation?
  • How do my beliefs and values match the research?
Rethinking Our Role as Teachers
Essential Question
  • How does my thinking influence and affect my interactions with students, parents, and colleagues and my success as a teacher leader?
Classroom Connection

Jamal Patel was a fairly new teacher who seemed to work magic in getting his students to produce high academic work and engage ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles