For teacher preparation programs at all levels, especially for courses in Classroom Management and Discipline (K-12) and General Methods courses. This text presents practical, tested, and effective methods for managing K-12 classrooms. Unlike other texts, its approach to classroom management reflects legal and ethical concerns integrated with culturally appropriate teaching techniques. The text offers pre-service students many ideas for working equitably with all young people. The book bases its vision of appropriate management practices on a framework of democratic schooling, student rights, and social responsibilities.