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Looking into Learning-Centered Classrooms: Implications for Classroom Management

Carolyn M. Evertson and Kristen W. Neal examine best practices that shift classroom management's emphasis from controlling students' behavior to creating learning-centered classrooms that foster their engagement, autonomy, and sense of community by giving them progressively more responsibility, under the teacher's careful guidance.

The report illustrates these practices through the experiences of Bill, a science and social studies teacher in an urban middle school, and Patricia, a teacher in an elementary school on the border between city and suburb.

Looking into Learning-Centered Classrooms: Implications for Classroom Management (Report) (2006) ( PDF, 463 KB, 30pp)

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