Thiscomprehensive text outlines and overviews the measurement, assessment, and intervention of behavior challenges commonly found in classroom environments.
The revised sixth edition of Behavior Management: Positive Applications for Teachers outlines both school-wide and individual strategies for positive behavior supports — while also focusing on how educators can develop unique behavior management strategies for individual students. This comprehensive text emphasizes functional techniques, real-world classrooms, and practical information — all while covering the legal aspects of behavioral management, assessment strategies, strategies for special populations and diverse populations, age-related behavioral concerns, and the three-tier response-to-intervention approach. Pedagogical features include classroom connections, reflections, discussion questions, and end-of-chapter references.
Tom Zirpoli holds the Laurence J. Adams Endowed Chair in Special Education at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. He completed his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Virginia and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Old Dominion University. Dr. Zirpoli has taught behavior management and classroom management at McDaniel College; the Univeristy of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minessota; and the Univeristy of Virginia. He has written books and journal articles on basic behavior management, classroom management, and parenting. He has conducted hundreds of professional development trainings for teachers, K-12, on classroom management, as well as parenting workshops across the nation.