Strategies for Successful Classroom Management: Helping Students Succeed Without Losing Your Dignity or Sanity

Strategies for Successful Classroom Management: Helping Students Succeed Without Losing Your Dignity or Sanity

by Brian D. Mendler, Richard L. Curwin, Allen N. Mendler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412937833

ISBN-13: 9781412937832

Pub. Date: 12/11/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This sequel to the bestseller As Tough as Necessary focuses on a multidimensional approach and practical motivational techniques that encourage students to change their negative behaviors. Using schoolwide and classroom rules that promote nonviolence and support teaching and learning, the authors present ways to teach alternatives to hostility and aggression and…  See more details below

Overview

This sequel to the bestseller As Tough as Necessary focuses on a multidimensional approach and practical motivational techniques that encourage students to change their negative behaviors. Using schoolwide and classroom rules that promote nonviolence and support teaching and learning, the authors present ways to teach alternatives to hostility and aggression and establish safe classrooms. Teachers will find guidance for: Developing schoolwide values, Helping students practice solving problems, Teaching conflict resolution and anger management, Finding spirituality within, Reducing stress, and more. This invaluable resource is ideal for educators dedicated to creating and sustaining safe, stable school environments where learning can flourish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412937832
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/11/2007
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
About the Authors     xi
Introduction     xv
The Problem of Harmful Aggression     1
Attitudes, Beliefs, and Principles for Educators     11
Why Kids Misbehave and What to Do About It     25
Fair Versus Equal     39
Classroom Strategies for the Teacher     51
Developing Effective Rules     91
Handling Power Struggles Effectively     101
Strategies for Teaching Students to Handle Conflict Effectively     111
Helping Students Handle Bullying     133
Conclusion     149
References     151
Index     153

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