"Rich Korb has a wealth of experience in dealing with the defiant and alienated students who disrupt classes and other students’ learning. This valuable book provides strong support on important cultural changes and student behavior management that will provide an inclusive and engaging school environment for all students. "
"This book offers very specific ways a classroom teacher can implement behavior modifications when the school does not have a strong behavior system in place. The detailed, step-by-step methods of implementing the behavior modification provide teachers something they can read and begin using immediately. "
Rich Korb has thirty-three years of educational experience as a successful educator and consultant working with difficult and at-risk students. He has taught both general and special education at all levels and has served as Youth Ranch Director of Education for delinquent youth.
His experience in working with difficult and defiant students has led him to develop a wealth of practical ideas that teachers and administrators can put to use immediately. He knows what works and what doesn’t work when dealing with disruptive and defiant students.
Rich is also a sought-after presenter, and author of Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn, Powerful Strategies for Working Effectively with Difficult, Noncompliant Students, and Accelerating Achievement Through Purposeful Assessment.
Rich is an adjunct faculty member for Seattle Pacific University and Brandman University Chapman University Systems, where he teaches a course in how to work with defiant and disruptive students.
About the Author
1. Introduction to Student Motivation
2. Setting Up a Class Environment for Success
3. Behavior Improvement Strategies for Individual Students
4. Strategies for Managing Classroom Behavior
5. Academic Motivation
6. Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
7. Building Winning Relationships
8. Concluding Thoughts
References and Resources