Classroom Management That Works

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871207931
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Provides strategies for successful classroom management.

Discipline Without Anger

Author: Doug Campbell
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610483448
Size: 52.42 MB
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The time has come for teachers to learn a different style of classroom management. They can no longer rely on old strategies of anger and intimidation. Discipline Without Anger shows teachers how to successfully manage their classes so that they can be free to teach without having to become bullies to keep order.

Positive Discipline Tools For Teachers

Author: Jane Nelsen
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 1101905395
Size: 38.83 MB
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The newest offering in the highly successful Positive Discipline series, this is a teacher's compendium of the most important tools to foster hands-on learning and cooperation within the classroom, complete with the most up-to-date research on the Positive Discipline method. Jane Nelsen, along with child development specialist Kelly Gfroerer, challenge teaching standards and offer insightful and actionable information on how to successfully incorporate respectful, solution-oriented approaches to ensure a happy, and productive classroom. The Positive Discipline method has proved to be an invaluable resource for teachers who want to foster creative problem-solving within their students, giving them the behavioral skills they need to understand and process what they learn. Each tool is tailored specifically for the modern teacher, with examples and solutions to each and every roadblock that stands in the way of cooperative and student-centered learning. This comprehensive book also includes a multitude of teacher stories and testimonials and in-depth research on the science behind why Positive Discipline method is so effective. What works for parents, can just as effectively work for teachers.

One Minute Discipline

Author: Arnie Bianco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118979532
Size: 79.38 MB
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For classroom teachers at all levels, here is a unique collection of practical, proven-effective techniques and ready-to-use tools for managing classroom behavior and creating the positive environment that students and teachers need to promote learning. Each classroom-tested strategy is presented in a simple-to-use format for quick reference that shows: What the technique or idea is, Why you need it, and How to make it work. Plus, the techniques are complemented by support ideas, time-saving reproducible forms, lively illustrations, and interesting, reproducible quote about teaching. For easy to use, it s all printed in a big, 8-1/2" x 11" lay-flat format for easy photocopying and its organized into 10 sections: PHILOSOPHY provides a philosophical framework for the strategies presented in the book, such as "The Three C s of Teaching." KNOW YOU "CLIENTS" features activities and surveys, including "Icebreaker: Backpack Introductions" and the "student Survey," to help you learn about your students and their needs. HOME AND SCHOOL gives you support ideas and reproducible forms for improving the home school connection, such as "Newsletters" and "Parent Homework Letter." THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL offers tops and ready-to-use tools for getting the school year off to a positive start, including "Classroom Rules Checklist" and "Classroom Welcome Sign." VOCABULARY presents effective techniques for modifying student behavior, such as "Grandma s Law," which motivates students with a payoff ("desert") for completing a task. TECHNIQUE, STRATEGIES, AND GOOD IDEAS is packed with easy-to-use ideas, including "Noise Level Control" and "One-Minute Correction," for solving discipline problems. TEACHING SKILLS provides practical procedures that enhance your teaching and decrease disruptive behavior, such as "Transition Time" to reduce the time spent between activities and a "Teacher Self-Assessment" to help you evaluate and improve your teaching techniques. GREAT "LITTLE GEMS" offers a variety of helpful discipline and teaching strategies. For example, "Token Economies" shows you how to use a pint system to reward good behavior. SURVIVAL SKILLS gives you invaluable ideas for conserving energy and relieving stress, such as "Crisis Management" and the "24-Hour Rule" for handling difficult situations. FORMS features time-saving, reproducible forms, including "Substitute Teacher Form," "Office Discipline Ticket," and "Student/Teacher/Parent Action Contract." In short, One-Minute Discipline is a practical guide providing effective, easy-to-implement approaches to the many classroom management and discipline challenges that teaches face every day.

Classroom Instruction That Works

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871205041
Size: 46.21 MB
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How do you bring research findings into the classroom and how do you find the time to research the research? In this valuable resource, the authors have examined decades of research findings to distill the results into nine categories of teaching strategies that have positive effects on student learning.

Training Manual For What Every Teacher Should Know

Author: Donna Walker Tileston
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761939993
Size: 20.10 MB
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Designed to help trainers navigate teachers through a complete cycle of 10 training sessions, this dynamic guide is a must for professional staff developers!

Smart Discipline For The Classroom

Author: Larry J. Koenig
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294836
Size: 43.76 MB
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Demonstrates sound principles for handling misbehaviors, establishing a positive atmosphere for learning, encouraging cooperation, strengthening teacher-student relationships, and supporting students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Classroom Discipline Problem Solver

Author: George Watson
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780876281345
Size: 72.98 MB
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This practical resource gives teachers at all levels hundreds of tested techniques and guidelines for maintaining control and order in the classroom. These have been developed and refined in the crucible of the modern classroom by teachers just like yourself and are ready to help you solve problems and create the disciplined environment that students and teachers need for effective learning. For easy use, all materials are printed in a special binding that folds flat for photocopying of the many forms, fact sheets and awards included, and are organized into five sections: I. TECHNIQUES & GUIDELINES FOR DEALING WITH 50 SCHOOL DISCIPLINE PROBLEMS provides over 150 specific ways to solve the various classroom management and control problems all teachers face, such as back-talking, student disputes, bullying, sexual harassment, theft, tardiness and truancy, incomplete homework, cheating, inattention, and vandalism. A few examples are The Swearing Stopper ... Five Ways to Quiet the Class Quickly ... The Behavior Control Ticket ... Hallway and Washroom Problem Solvers ... 18 Ways to Prevent Theft in School ... and What to Do When You Are Physically Attacked by a Student. II. PROBLEM-SOLVING MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES THAT KEEP STUDENTS ON TASK features over 40 techniques to assure a smooth-running classroom where discipline problems are at a minimum. Examples include The Class Parts Manager, a way to minimize the problem of students who come to class unprepared ... The Job Jar, a quick, constructive time-filler for students who finish work early ... and The Instant Newspaper Assignment, a technique to keep students working on task with high-interest, motivating topics. III. POSITIVE FEELINGS & CREATIVE IDEAS gives you nearly 65 ways to use positive feedback as a means of regulating behavior, including techniques such as Round 2-U, a way to deal with students who are continually late handing in assignments ... Earned Five-Minute Free-Time Cards ... and Positive Speak, an uplifting, affirmative approach that can have a tremendous effect on a student s academic performance. IV. CONCEPTS THAT PROTECT & TECHNIQUES THAT HELP offers scores of solid ideas that protect teachers, as well as students, in the ongoing classroom. The Sitting Teddy, for example, is a great idea for younger children who are afraid to ask to go to the restroom. 50 Strategies and Survival Guidelines for the First-Year Teacher is packed with sage advice for the beginner. Up-Front Assignment Chart facilitates student ownership of assignments. And Portfolios or Document Folders helps students keep their work organized. V. SPEAK EASY -- THE COMMUNICATION SECTION presents dozens of techniques and materials to facilitate communication with students as well as parents, colleagues and administrators, including 50 Communication Tips for Teachers ... Teacher-to-Parent Communication Form ... The Report Card Memo ... Two Daily Notice or Bulletin Systems for Quick Communication ... The Comprehensive Contract ... and many more. In the author s words, "CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE PROBLEM SOLVER is a 100 percent benefit for teachers. Ideas in this resource help to create the disciplined environment we all need. The techniques, strategies, and concepts were chosen because they were very practical. They are easy to use and are low cost. Some have great detail, others are simple, but they all have one thing in common -- they work!"

Approaches To Behavior And Classroom Management

Author: W. George Scarlett
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483316939
Size: 27.62 MB
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Approaches to Behavior and Classroom Management focuses on helping teachers use a variety of approaches in behavior and classroom management in order to make good decisions when faced with the challenge of creating positive classroom communities. Today's classrooms often include children from a variety of backgrounds and with different needs - needs that must be met if these children are to thrive in school. This text will provide teachers and other educators with the historical and cultural framework necessary to understand approaches to behavior and classroom management, a deep understanding of each approach, and a tool belt of relevant methods from which to choose to meet the needs of various situations. Ancillaries available, including: Instructor's Resource CD-ROM (for qualified instructors) Student Resource CD-ROM Student Study Site (www.sagepub.com/scarlettstudy)