What strategies are most effective in creating a well-managed classroom that supports the best possible teaching and learning? What rules and procedures should you establish, and what kinds of consequences are appropriate for students who break the rules? How can you foster positive relationships with even the most challenging students? This companion volume toClassroom Management That Workshelps teachers at all grade levels master the array of skills needed for a productive learning environment. Through worksheets, case studies, and other materials, readers learn how to use the seven essentials of effective classroom management that Robert J. Marzano identified by analyzing more than 100 research studies. Discussion questions and self-assessments allow readers to examine their own practices and understanding, while also providing a ready-made forum for study teams working together to develop their skills. Teachers are the most important factor in student learning; their ability to manage their classrooms strongly influences the quality of their teachingand thus the success of their students.A Handbook for Classroom Management That Worksprovides sound advice and real-world solutions to help teachers establish a classroom where learning and teaching can thrive.The ASCD is the author of 'A Handbook for Classroom Management that Works', published 2008 under ISBN 9780135035818 and ISBN 0135035813.