June 7, 2023

Suzanne Houff Publishes Book

Suzanne G. Houff, College of Education department of curriculum and cnstruction professor and chair, recently authored Managing the Classroom Environment: Meeting the Needs of the Student. Published by Rowman & Littlefield Education, the book offers educators practical strategies for managing the classroom. Using William Glasser’s ideas as a foundation, the text covers the five basic needs and their relation to classroom management. Additional management theories and concepts are explored alongside developmental recommendations to offer an overarching classroom plan that focuses on meeting student needs and moving away from reward- and punishment-based systems.