Relationship-Driven Classroom Management: Strategies That Promote Student Motivation / Edition 1

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Overview

With this valuable resource, teachers can foster social-emotional learning, raise student achievement, and create a more positive classroom environment.

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Editorial Reviews

Brenda Waugh

"I feel this book appeals to all teachers, especially teachers who must deal with difficult students. The book is well organized and user friendly, with lots of practical examples using real students. "

Robert Wubbolding

"Brimming with insights and practical ideas, this book should be in the hands of every teacher. I enthusiastically recommend this book for teachers in training, experienced and veteran teachers, and administrators searching for effective strategies and techniques for the classroom. "

Roger Weissberg

"Relationship-Driven Classroom Management is a top recommendation. Vitto offers practical, supportive, research-based strategies that will benefit teachers and students. "

Karen Harvey

"As I work with new teachers, this book shares numerous tips and strategies that have been overlooked in teaching methodology courses, or curricular workshops. This book will make a great contribution to education for those who read it and enjoy it. "

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761946786
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 475,535
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

John M. Vitto is a parent, special educator, school psychologist, and author. He specializes in behavior management, prevention programs, solution-focused counseling, reality therapy, and con­flict resolution. In addition to his work in schools, he has worked in two psychiatric hospitals and in private practice. John is an adjunct instructor at Mount Union College. He is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, Council for Exceptional Children, and the American School Counseling Association. John has presented at state conferences on relation­ship building, conflict management, and the creation of optimal learning environments for students. He enjoys jazz music, movies, and exercising. Questions or comments can be directed to jmvitto@aol.com.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Part I: Preventive Strategies
1. Relationship-Driven Classroom Management and Resilience
2. Attributes of the Relationship-Driven Teacher
3. Proactive Classroom Management Strategies
4. Strengthening Relationships With Students
5. Teaching and Modeling Social-Emotional Skills
6. Enhancing Student Motivation
7. Cultivating Student Responsibility
Part II: Reactive Strategies
8. Creating and Implementing Effective Consequences
9. Building Relationships With Difficult and Resistant Students
10. Reflecting on Your Classroom Management Skills
Resource: Further Strategies for Adapting Instruction
References
Index

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