The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline: Helping Students Learn Self-Control, Responsibility, and Respect, K-6 / Edition 3

The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline: Helping Students Learn Self-Control, Responsibility, and Respect, K-6 / Edition 3

by Marilyn E. Gootman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412962838

ISBN-13: 9781412962834

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: Corwin Press

Effective discipline goes hand in hand with both proficient teaching and a caring classroom community. This third edition of Marilyn E. Gootman's bestseller shows novice and veteran teachers how to guide student behavior by developing positive, supportive relationships.

Gootman's approach to discipline focuses on two essentials: teaching students the skills of

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Overview

Effective discipline goes hand in hand with both proficient teaching and a caring classroom community. This third edition of Marilyn E. Gootman's bestseller shows novice and veteran teachers how to guide student behavior by developing positive, supportive relationships.

Gootman's approach to discipline focuses on two essentials: teaching students the skills of appropriate behavior and showing them how to avoid inappropriate behavior. Featuring summaries of key points at the end of each chapter, this revised edition offers a new chapter on establishing a caring classroom community, guidelines on how to handle cyberbullying, and an updated and expanded resource list featuring literature and programs on classroom discipline. Teachers can help children become good thinkers, good learners, and good classroom citizens by Setting realistic rules and expectations for conduct, Developing students' problem-solving techniques, Encouraging open communication to resolve disagreements, Creating partnerships with parents. By creating a nurturing environment in the classroom, teachers can make a difference in children's lives-and maintain their own enthusiasm and idealism!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412962834
Publisher:
Corwin Press
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Caring Teachers Can Make a Difference 1

1 Creating a Caring Community 6

2 Setting the Stage for Appropriate Behavior 21

3 Expectations, Limits, and Rules 31

4 Encouragement, Praise, and Rewards 44

5 Social and Emotional Learning 61

6 Harnessing and Channeling Anger Into Constructive Outlets 78

7 Tracking Down the Causes of Misbehavior 98

8 What to Do After Students Misbehave 109

9 Consequences for Misbehavior 133

10 Strategies for Chronic, Annoying Misbehaviors 144

11 Bullying: Prevention and Intervention 159

12 Enhancing Resilience: Strategies for Misbehavior Resulting From Childhood Trauma 169

Conclusion 185

Resource A Suggested Readings 187

Resource B Recommended Programs 191

References 196

Index 207

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