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The Really Big List of Classroom Management Resources

Say hello to our recently streamlined collection of classroom management and discipline websites, still (probably) the biggest on the World Wide Web. Originally created by a bleary-eyed and courageous band of Monmouth University graduate students who gave up one week of their lives scouring the entire Internet (well almost), this site has many of the best that cyberspace has to offer. There are classroom management techniques tailored to elementary and secondary education, discipline ideas for new and experienced teachers, tips for handling special education, suggestions for getting organized, strategies for preventing behavior problems, sample classroom rules, ways of creating a caring community, and information on new products and services. There are even  a few resources for those who question the basic premise of "classroom management." This site has it all!  For those of you that are interested only in the cream of the crop,  consider visiting The Really Best List of Classroom Management Resources.  ... If you are interested in making better use of the Internet try The Really Useful List of Fill-in-the-Blank Web Tools for Teachers and Students or The Really Big List of Education Quotes & Links.

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  1. Michigan Teacher Network
  2. Backflip
  3. Classroom Management Sites
  4. EDUC 334 Principles of Testing, Assessment, and Classroom Management
  5. Ginny's Educational Webpage
  6. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Educators
  7. Learning & Behavior Specialists
  8. Lingua Estrangeira
  9. Los Angeles Office of Education
  10. About.com - Elementary Educators
  11. Dr. Mac's Great Resources for Teachers
  12. Sites for Teachers
  13. Preventing Classroom Discipline Problems
  14. Enforcing Class Rules
  15. Helping Students Succeed
  16. Back To School: Getting Reconnected Classroom Design
  17. Discipline Behavior Modification
  18. Classroom Discipline Resources for Educators
  19. Setting The Stage for Highs Standards - Elements for Effective School Discipline
  20. Practical classroom management tips
  21. A High School's Positive Discipline practice
  22. Brains.org on Classroom Management
  23. Children and Adults with ADHD
  24. The Smarter College Classrooms Homepage
  25. Forum discussion on classroom management
  26. Behavior Management Strategies
  27. The Token Economy System
  28. Proactive Strategies for Teachers
  29. University of Washington's Center for Instructional Development: Classroom Management.
  30. Preparing Teachers for Conflict Resolution
  31. Center for Adolescent Studies at Indiana University - Classroom Management
  32. What is Your Classroom Management Profile? (Take a Quiz)
  33. Tips for Creating a Peaceful Classroom
  34. Tool for Successful Management
  35. E.L. Easton Classroom Management in the Language Classroom
  36. Clearinghouse on Educational Management
  37. Essayboy - Essays on Classroom Management.
  38. Ms. LeBeau's Webpage for classroom management and discipline
  39. Rubric on Classroom Management
  40. School Discipline & Classroom Management
  41. Classroom Strategies
  42. Classroom Management Tools for New Teachers
  43. Laura's Candler's File Cabinet Odds and Ends
  44. Web-Based Interactive Teacher Development In Classroom Management
  45. Working With Second Grader's to Successfully Follow Directions
  46. Helpful article about fairness and consistency in discipline
  47. 11 Techniques for Better Classroom Discipline
  48. Cooperative Learning in Diverse Classrooms
  49. Procedures and Routines
  50. Classroom Management and Discipline Tips
  51. Mrs. Melette's Third Grade Classroom Rules and Behavior Plan
  52. General Strategies for Teaching Students with Various Learning Disabilities
  53. Welcome to Classroom Management
  54. Effective room arranging
  55. Pro-active, positive strategies for supporting and developing balance, structure and joy in schools
  56. Wayne Summer's Classroom management and more!
  57. Creating Student-Generated Classroom Rules
  58. Classroom Management Strategies
  59. Classroom Jobs: How and Why to Assign Them
  60. How to Manage Your Time for Teachers
  61. Elementary Educators Classroom Management Ideas for the Beginning of the Year
  62. Kinder-L Archives: Classroom and Behavior Management
  63. Looksmart Resources
  64. Dr. Mac's Behavior Management Advice Site
  65. Classroom Scenarios for Discussion
  66. "I Messages" (a non-confrontational way to address misbehavior)
  67. Figuring Out Why Kids Misbehave
  68. Tips for Teachers Who Work With ESL Students
  69. Classroom Management Ideas from the First Grade Team Members
  70. Techniques that Backfire
  71. Stages of Discipline
  72. Four Steps for Better Classroom Discipline
  73. Advice for Parents and Teachers About Bullies and Victims
  74. Classroom Behavior Strategies
  75. Cliff Notes to Classroom Management?
  76. NEW classroom management and discipline!
  77. Elementary School Ideas
  78. Management tips for times when weather or holidays may affect your classroom
  79. Statistics on School Actions Towards Discipline & Violence Issues
  80. Strategies for Classroom Management from the Florida Department of Education
  81. "Are You With It?" Managing an Efficient Classroom
  82. Creating a Positive Climate for Learning
  83. Tips for PE teachers for a successful classroom
  84. Classroom Management: Prevention and Intervention
  85. Hut one, hut two, hut three, GO! DISCIPLINE!
  86. The Primary Page on Classroom Management
  87. Cute Classroom Management Ideas
  88. Responsible Thinking Process Discipline Strategy (Using Perceptual Control Theory)
  89. Ripple Effects of Classroom Management
  90. Indiana State University - Classroom Management and Discipline
  91. Create a Custom Classroom for Free
  92. Kathy Schrock's Guide For Teachers with Great Categorized Bulletin Board Suggestions
  93. Conflict Resolution a Sample Lesson Plan
  94. Understanding Problem Behavior an Interactive Tutorial
  95. Positive Reinforcement: A Self-Instructional Exercise
  96. Classroom Rules for Behavior and Seating Charts
  97. Teacher Caused Discipline Problems
  98. Rules for Making Rules that Work for You
  99. Checklist for Teachers: Model for Classroom Management
  100. Classroom Management Chatboard
  101. Educators for Social Responsibility Presents Conflict Resolution Lesson Plans
  102. How to Create and Enforce Classroom Rules
  103. Ideas for dealing with many different types of behavior
  104. Proteacher discipline plans
  105. Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution
  106. Class Management: A Thinking and Caring Approach
  107. Why Positive Reinforcement Works
  108. Behavior Analysis Template
  109. Classroom Management
  110. School Psychology Resources On-Line-ADHD Classroom Management Strategies
  111. Simple Ways to Help Children with Special Needs
  112. Assertive Discipline Information
  113. Setting the Stage for High Standards Elements of Effective School Discipline
  114. AFT Back to School Classroom Management Study Guide
  115. Making Lemons Into Lemonade: Use Positives for Disciplining Children
  116. AskJeeves for Schools "Teachers Analyze" PDF downloads for Effective Time Management
  117. School Manner's Madness
  118. Classroom Accommodations
  119. D&W's Classroom Management
  120. My Classroom Discipline Plan
  121. A Middle School Teacher's Web Site with a Lot of Behavior Management Information
  122. Ideas for Many Areas of Classroom Management
  123. Setting the Tone for the Year
  124. How To Simplify Grading Workload
  125. Ways to Energize Your Students
  126. Tips for Getting Organized
  127. Displaying Rules
  128. Classroom Discipline and Management Tips (Involving Students)
  129. Defiant Disorders in Elementary Classrooms
  130. Instructional Strategies for Classroom Teachers and Student Management
  131. ASCD Takes a Look at Classroom Management
  132. Classroom Jobs - Classroom Management
  133. Cambridge Center For Behavioral Studies, Techniques For Teachers
  134. Dr. Mac's Behavior Management Site
  135. Change Behavior in Schools
  136. Belinda Harris' Classroom Management Page
  137. Teacher's fear of losing control
  138. Campus School on Classroom Management
  139. Classroom Management Tips from the Busy Bee
  140. Thoughts on Teaching by a Teacher
  141. Strategies for Teaching Children With Behavior Disorders
  142. Classroom Management Steps for Use of Technology in the Classroom
  143. School Discipline for Students with ADD/ADHD
  144. IKE Project Classroom Management Tips
  145. College of Saint Benedict/St. John's University
  146. Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline
  147. About Conducting Conduct: Classroom Management Program
  148. Discipline In The Classroom
  149. Creative Classroom Online K-8
  150. Adding Variety & Fun to a Class Period
  151. Classroom Management - CSRnet
  152. Classroom Accommodations
  153. Classroom Management Resources
  154. 101 tips for Disciplining Students with ADD
  155. You Can Handle Them All
  156. Classroom Logistics for 7/8 grade Science
  157. Mrs. Dowling's Classroom Info. Page
  158. A Guide for Prospective Teachers
  159. Conventional Classroom Discipline
  160. Misbehavior Techniques for You
  161. School Discipline. ERIC Digest, Number 78.
  162. Managing Inappropriate Behavior in the Classroom
  163. Handling Peer Conflicts in the Classroom
  164. The Risks of Rewards by Alfie Kohn
  165. How to use Conflict Resolution in Your Classroom
  166. Who Really Runs the School?
  167. Dewey, Discipline, and Democracy
  168. Checklist for Teachers- Models for Classroom Management
  169. NCEF Full Text Online Classroom Design Resources.
  170. Rewards, Rewards and More Rewards
  171. Advise for First Year Teachers From the Principals Who Hired Them
  172. Playground Pass Creates Recess Success
  173. Preventing Classroom Discipline Problems: A Classroom Management Handbook
  174. Speaking of Classroom Management
  175. Ten Web Sites for Exploring Conflict Resolution in the Classroom
  176. Conflict Resolution Education: Four Approaches
  177. How to know when a discipline problem is really a problem
  178. Classroom Management: Ten Teacher-Tested Tips!
  179. An Education World e-Interview with Classroom Management Expert Fred Jones
  180. Pretzels: A Weekly Activity to Develop Social Skills
  181. More Icebreakers
  182. Simple Tips for Successful Teaching
  183. Use mini-lessons to fill in time to avoid behavior problems
  184. Fun games to fill in small spaces of time to avoid behavior problems
  185. Folktales of Cooperation for Your K-3 Class
  186. Computer Rules Prevent Problems
  187. Pre-service Educators: Classroom Management
  188. ADHD Owners Manual-Including Behavioral Interventions
  189. Mr. Tim's Teacher Tips
  190. Clinical Behavioral Research
  191. Educators for Social Responsibility
  192. Structure Before Instruction
  193. Helpful Advice from Rookies
  194. Behavior Escalates
  195. Stop Unwanted Behavior
  196. Management Systems
  197. Omission Training: The Obnoxious Student Who Doesn't Care
  198. Responsibility Training
  199. Setting up a structure before instruction for good management
  200. Time on Task
  201. How to handle transition time in the classroom
  202. Mrs. Young's page on classroom behavior!
  203. Friday's Fun Discipline Plan
  204. Reach for the Stars - Effective Classroom Management and Discipline
  205. Fred Jones Positive Classroom Management
  206. Dealing with students that drive you crazy
  207. New Teachers Creating A Consistent Design For Discipline
  208. Classroom Bulletin Boards
  209. Classroom Discipline Research with a variety of Toolkits
  210. The Teacher's Desk
  211. Simple ideas to successful classroom management
  212. Ginny's Virtual Trips into Classroom Management
  213. Fun ideas for management such as Lunch Bunch and Behavior conferencing
  214. Building A Classroom Community
  215. Printable "Behavior Report" for Use in Your Classroom
  216. Preventive Discipline Management
  217. Preventive discipline and management
  218. Classroom Management Plan
  219. Dealing with misbehavior quickly.
  220. A Beginning Teacher's Diary (Behavior Management, Classroom Rules, Etc.)
  221. Assertive Discipline in Schools Leads to Better Exam Results
  222. Canter and Jones models of classroom management
  223. Creating a Discipline Plan That Works For You
  224. Ideas and philosophies on classroom management
  225. Classroom Management- First Days of School
  226. The Innovative Classroom
  227. Beginning Teacher's Tool Box
  228. Teaching Styles, Classroom Management and Lesson Development Skills
  229. Teacher Behavior: Classroom Management
  230. Cooperative Learning Strategies
  231. Encouraging Friendship and Respect Among Classmates
  232. Instruction, Motivation, Assessment & Classroom Management
  233. Center for Talented Youth of Johns Hopkins University: Classroom Management
  234. Managing the behavior problems of young kids in the classroom.
  235. Internet Knowledge Exploration: Classroom Management Strategies
  236. Bulletin Boards For All Seasons
  237. Keeping Peace: Using Activities and Books To Promote Peaceable Behavior
  238. Promote Self-Worth
  239. Positive Classroom Management Hotlist
  240. Tips to maintain classroom discipline
  241. Making Life Easy for Your Substitute Teachers
  242. Helpful Hints for A Smoother Classroom
  243. Classroom Discipline Fast and Easy - Alberta, Canada
  244. Beginning Teacher - Effective Classroom Organization
  245. Classroom Management and Rules
  246. "Do's & Don'ts: for Fostering Social Competence
  247. Teaching Tolerance to Students
  248. Strategies for Improving Children's Behavior
  249. Adjustments in Classroom Management for LD and ADHD Children
  250. League of Peaceful Schools! Need we say more?
  251. Teach 2000 Classroom Management
  252. School Discipline Articles
  253. Books for Teachers re: Classroom Management and Instruction
  254. Love and Logic!!
  255. Token Economy Classroom Discipline
  256. Discipline Without Stress, Rewards or Punishment
  257. Raise Responsibility and Promote Learning
  258. Instructional and Management Practices
  259. Changes in Classroom Management
  260. The Honor Level System: Discipline by Design
  261. Techniques for Better Classroom Management
  262. Teachers Helping Children: The Gifts Project
  263. Classroom Management
  264. Skilltalk Programs: Addressing Disruptive Behavior
  265. Classroom Management: Experience Speaks
  266. NAESP: Classroom Management Plans
  267. Collaborative Classroom
  268. Software to help learn about classroom management
  269. Positive Behavior Management: Fostering Responsible Student Behavior
  270. Handling Conflict
  271. Managing Your Classroom
  272. The Paper Chase
  273. Anger Management for Youth: Stemming Aggression and Violence
  274. Classroom Management
  275. Net-TA Classroom Management Tools for Teachers
  276. Five Tips for Guiding Children's Behavior
  277. Personal Classroom Management Plan
  278. Parent Teacher Conferences
  279. The Institute of Assertive School Discipline. Yup, it says it all!
  280. Anger Management Websites.
  281. Classroom Management: What Every Teacher Needs to Know
  282. Characteristics and Practices of Efficient Classrooms
  283. Schoolwide and Classroom Discipline
  284. "NWREL's Library In the Sky"-Information On Classroom Management
  285. Concepts of Classroom Management
  286. Setting and Maintaining Realistic Classroom Rules
  287. l Guidelines For Good Classroom Management Practice
  288. Teachers helping teachers
  289. Classroom Management for ADD/ADHD Students
  290. Teachers Helping Teachers
  291. Pennsylvania Associations of Elementary and Secondary School Principals
  292. The Classroom Management Handbook
  293. Discipline Problems, Prevention, Classroom Management Handbook
  294. Organization and Management of the Classroom
  295. Use of Classroom Rules & Procedures from Training Resources for Para-educators
  296. l Parent's Place for school teachers
  297. How to manage your homework policy
  298. Advice on how to stop unwanted behavior
  299. Whole Class Self-Monitoring
  300. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  301. Online Companion to a PBS Special - School Violence - Conflict resolution Among Students
  302. Organize your classroom and make it look great
  303. Classroom Management and Lesson Planning
  304. Resource for Training and Preparing School Volunteers in Behavior Management
  305. Guidelines for Managing the Middle School Classroom
  306. Literature On Classroom Management (And Other Educational Matters) From Prentice Hall
  307. Do You Want to Role Play? This site will give you scenarios and more!
  308. Positive Discipline
  309. Jane Nelson's Positive Discipline
  310. Positive Discipline on-line
  311. Positive discipline to help classroom management
  312. Professional reference search and author information on "Classroom Management."
  313. Classroom Management Tips for Teachers
  314. Pro Teacher! Classroom Management ideas for Elementary School Teachers
  315. Classroom Management: Behavior Management
  316. Effective Discipline Plans and Behavior Management Systems for Elementary Schools
  317. Classroom management means thoughtful planning.
  318. In the Classroom: Classroom Management
  319. Creating Caring School and Classroom communities for All Students
  320. Teaching Strategies provide the latest information on classroom management
  321. Professional development strategies and classroom management,
  322. Report Finders.com Reports on Classroom Management and Teaching Methods
  323. Creating A Responsive Classroom
  324. What is your classroom management profile?
  325. Improving Classroom Management, School Discipline, and School Climate
  326. Classroom Management
  327. Managing Challenging Behavior of Children with Autism
  328. Managing Challenging Behavior
  329. Classroom Logistics
  330. Fred Jones Classroom Discipline
  331. Classroom Management Plan
  332. Conflict Resolution Ideas
  333. Classroom Strategies for Inclusive Education
  334. ADHD In The Class, Strategies For Behavior Management
  335. Teacher Desktop Software
  336. What's the climate for learning?
  337. Using bargaining and bribes as management tool
  338. The English Teacher's Classroom Rules for Behavior and Seating Charts
  339. Grade book as management tool
  340. Philosophy underlying discipline
  341. Teacher-Caused Discipline Problems
  342. Southern Poverty Law Center: Fostering Respect Among Students
  343. Classroom Management Links
  344. Stop the Bullies!
  345. The Dollar Stretcher: Thrifty Classroom Decoration Ideas
  346. Organize yourself before school starts
  347. Classroom Discipline: Student as Enemy
  348. Courtroom, Prison or Classroom
  349. Volunteers in the Classroom
  350. Teaching With Style
  351. Suite 101Classroom Discipline-A variety of Articles
  352. Lessons on Talking Back, Respect, Time Out, Etc.
  353. Classroom Management Chatboard
  354. Teachers.Net helps you create your own home page!
  355. Teacher's workshop on discipline
  356. Teacher Lesson Plans and Classroom Management
  357. Teaching Social Skills
  358. Tips and Tactics from Teachervision
  359. Teacher Voices Chat room on classroom management
  360. Fostering positive learning through modeling behaviors and thinking strategies
  361. Teacher Tips
  362. Using management techniques to decorate your classroom
  363. Teachnet's Classroom Management
  364. Behavioral and Disciplinary Ideas For The Classroom
  365. Managing classroom chores with your students
  366. Managing Bathroom Break Requests
  367. Managing grades-getting the students involved
  368. How to deal with troublemakers
  369. Looking for A Classroom Pledge
  370. Getting Down to Business: Tips For Starting the Day
  371. Tips on how to have a great start each day or class
  372. Space Race game for better group behavior
  373. Keeping Kids In the Classroom
  374. Managing tattletales
  375. Organize paperwork
  376. Teach-nology Essays on Classroom Management
  377. Team Discipline Behavior Management System
  378. Classroom Management from Temple's Teachers' Connection
  379. Beat the Clock Time Management
  380. Advice and tips for classroom management.
  381. The Teachers Guide to Classroom Management
  382. Grade book Application Software to Help Teachers Manage Their Classrooms
  383. Classroom management info for elementary teachers.
  384. SHHHHHH! Teachers Lil' Secrets
  385. Can Teach - Classroom Management: Discipline and Organization
  386. You CAN TEACH classroom management
  387. A List of Ways to Encourage Good Behavior
  388. Reward Ideas
  389. Creating a Random Seating Plan
  390. "I'm Done, Now What?": A List of Things One Can Do After Seat Work
  391. Amazing way to organize books, magazines, etc. in your classroom
  392. Taking the Mystery Out of Classroom Management
  393. Want a positive approach to classroom management?
  394. Classroom Management A Positive Approach by Innovative Teaching Concepts
  395. Improve Classroom Management by Improving Discussion Skills
  396. Classroom Management School Climate and School Violence
  397. Tips for Teaching High Functioning People With Autism
  398. Structured Teaching (Tips for Teaching Autistic Children in the Classroom)
  399. Classroom Management A Behavioral Approach
  400. Effective Classrooms and Schools
  401. Behaviorally Oriented Strategies
  402. Rules are in. So is independent thinking
  403. Classroom management and discipline resources
  404. D.O.R.O.T.H.Y Classroom Management Software
  405. Rivertown consultants will tell you what REALLY works in the classroom!
  406. Motivation and Classroom Management
  407. Behavior Influence Techniques
  408. Learning How To Reduce Conflicts And Aggressive Behaviors In Students
  409. Get the Facts About Other Schools
  410. Problem Kid Problem Solvers for When All Else Has Failed.
  411. Youth Change - Change your Problem Student into a Problem Solver
  412. You want to talk? Teachers lounge open for discussion.
  413. Classroom Discipline/Behavior Management (Mississippi State University)
  414. Teaching Attitudes and Expectations Can Act as Self-fulfilling Prophecies
  415. Classroom Management: Guidelines for Success
  416. Classroom Management Team
  417. Yorktown High School Classroom Rules, Goals and Grading Policies
  418. Teachers' Toolbox Ideas on Classroom Management
  419. Teacher Websites for Teachers
The links were initially collected by members of the Fall 2000 online graduate course, ED554 Modern Educational Practices, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.
This site was created on December 1, 2000, by Dr. William Martin who taught the course. Last modified on May 18, 2006. This site is being updated periodically. Warning: Many of the links no longer work and some web addresses have evidently been resold sending you to some very unsavory sites.

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