Resources guide Introduction About the authors Acknowledgements 1. Classroom Management Theory 2. The Lyford Model of Classroom Management 3. Relationships and communication 4. Curriculum, assessment and pedagogy 5. Classroom organisation 6. Professional reflexivity 7. Interventions 8. Reflections from the field 9. Your theory into practice References Index
Michael Arthur-Kelly is a teacher and researcher in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle. He has experience as a classroom teacher in both regular and special schools, as a consultant and as a teacher educator. Throughout his career in schools and universities his goal has been to support students with disability to reach their potential. He is especially interested in translation of theory and research to practice in schools and classrooms. Dr Gordon Lyons is a lecturer and researcher in the teacher education program in the School of Education at The University of Newcastle. He has been a classroom, support and executive teacher in primary, secondary and special schools, working substantially with students with intellectual disabilities and/or challenging behaviours. His ongoing research interests include the development of school-wide approaches to improving student welfare, and the education of people with profound multiple disabilities. Dr Margot Ford is a lecturer and researcher in the School of Education at The University of Newcastle. She has a background in both educational psychology and sociology of education and is interested in how classroom management straddles these disciplines. Her previous positions at Charles Darwin University and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education in the Northern Territory bring a strong focus on the needs of learners from diverse backgrounds to her work.