Written for classroom management and general methods courses.
The only text that takes a decision-making model approach to classroom management. It provides teacherswith a very practical system to influence students to choose to behave productively and to strive for academic success.
This widely used text presents an array of decision-making options that guide teachers in developing positive, pro-social classroom learning environments through relationship building, effective teaching strategies, and deliberate structuring of the classroom environment. The text also provides sets of principles to intervene when students are not focused in they way should be and to help them choose more productive behaviors. The text also addresses working within the classroom and with families and other school resources to help students who exhibit chronic behavior problems.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Basics
Chapter 2: Nature of the Discipline Problem
Chapter 3: Understanding Why Children Misbehave
Chapter 4: Philosophical Approaches to Influencing Students
Chapter 5: The Professional Teacher
Chapter 6: Structuring the Environment
Chapter 7: Building Relationships
Chapter 8: Using Nonverbal Interventions to Influence Students To Behave Appropriately
Chapter 9: Using Verbal Interventions and Logical Consequences to Influence Students To Behave Appropriately
Chapter 10: Classroom Interventions for Working with Students Who Exhibit Chronic Behavior Problems
Chatper 11: Seeking Outside Assistance
Appendix A: The Discipline Problem Analysis Inventory (DPAI)
Appendix B: General Guidelines for Working with Special Needs Students
Appendix C: Decisions and Tasks for Beginning the School Year
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$38.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-286958-4