Book Chapter

Classroom Management and Organization

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Classroom Management, classroom organization, student behavior, expectations, classroom environment
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Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element A: Teachers foster a predictable learning environment characterized by acceptable student behavior and efficient use of time in which each student has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults and peers.

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This book chapter analyzes critical aspects of classroom management: rules, routines, time on task, and classroom organization. Not only does this resource provide a solid overview of these essential qualities of effective teachers, it includes a case study which prompts readers to "Reflect on the Teacher" through thoughtful questions that could be considered alone, with a peer, or as a staff. 

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Stronge, J. H., Tucker, P. D., & Hindman, J. L. (2004). Classroom Management and Organization. In Handbook for Qualities of Effective Teachers. Retrieved from