Rise and Shine: A Practical Guide for the Beginning Science Teacher
Chapter 4: Creating an Environment for Learning
Boynton, M., and C. Boynton. 2005. The educator’s guide to preventing and solving discipline problems. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Curwin, R. L., A. N. Mendler, and B. D. Mendler. 2008. Discipline with dignity. 3rd ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Himmele, P., and W. Himmele. 2011. Total participation techniques: Making every student an active learner. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Marzano, R. 2003. Classroom management that works. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
McLeod, J., J. Fisher, and G. Hoover. 2003. The key elements of classroom management. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Pappalardo, G. 2011. Classroom management strategies for elementary teachers.
Edutopia. www.edutopia.org/blog/classroom-management-strategies-elementary-teacher. A blog entry that takes a humorous look at students’ needs for going to the nurse, pencil sharpening, and other behaviors. [Note to readers: This link differs from the link provided in the book.]
Rothstein-Fisch, C., and E. Trumbull. 2008. Managing diverse classrooms. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Classroom Design and Seating Arrangements
Classroom Architect: http://classroom.4teachers.org. A floor plan template to be filled in with items you have in your classroom
Classroom Design: Layout: http://ethemes.missouri.edu/themes/1435. Links to several resources for designing and arranging classrooms
Classroom Set-Up Tool: http://teacher.scholastic.com/tools/class_setup. A tool that allows you to design your floor plan and determine placement of furniture and materials
Motz, L. L., J. T. Biehle, and S. S. West. 2007. NSTA guide to planning school science facilities. 2nd ed. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
Organizing Your Classroom: http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/collection.jsp?id=329. Suggestions for setting up learning centers and reducing clutter
Academic Integrity Policies From Selected Schools: www.ethicsed.org/programs/integrity-works/policies.htm
Copyright for Teachers and School Librarians
http://users.mhc.edu/facultystaff/awalter/Brim%20site/index.html [Note to readers: This resource replaces the Copyright Advisory Network link provided in the book.]
Educational Tips on Plagiarism Prevention: www.plagiarism.org/plag_article_educational_tips_on_plagiarism_prevention.html
John F. Kennedy High School (Granada Hills, CA) Academic Integrity Policy: www.jfkcougars.org/academic_integrity_policy.jsp