Teaching Children to Care: Classroom Management for Ethical and Academic Growth, K-8 / Edition 2

Teaching Children to Care: Classroom Management for Ethical and Academic Growth, K-8 / Edition 2

by Ruth Sidney Charney
     
 

ISBN-10: 1892989085

ISBN-13: 9781892989086

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.

"Ruth Charney gives teachers help on things that really matter. She wants children to learn how to care for themselves, their fellow students, their environment, and their work. Her book is loaded with practical wisdom. Using Charney's positive approach to classroom management will make the whole school day go better."
- Nel Noddings, Professor Emeritus,

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"Ruth Charney gives teachers help on things that really matter. She wants children to learn how to care for themselves, their fellow students, their environment, and their work. Her book is loaded with practical wisdom. Using Charney's positive approach to classroom management will make the whole school day go better."
- Nel Noddings, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, and author of Caring

This definitive work about classroom management will show teachers how to turn their vision of respectful, friendly, academically rigorous classrooms into reality.

The new edition includes:

  • More information on teaching middle-school students
  • Additional strategies for helping children with challenging behavior
  • Updated stories and examples from real classrooms.

"Teaching Children to Care offers educators a practical guide to one of the most effective social and emotional learning programs I know of. The Responsive Classroom approach creates an ideal environment for learning—a pioneering program every teacher should know about."
- Daniel Goleman, Author of Emotional Intelligence

"I spent one whole summer reading Teaching Children to Care. It was like a rebirth for me. This book helped direct my professional development. After reading it, I had a path to follow. I now look forward to rereading this book each August to refresh and reinforce my ability to effectively manage a social curriculum in my classroom."
- Gail Zimmerman, second-grade teacher, Jackson Mann Elementary School, Boston, MA

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781892989086
Publisher:
Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
200,451
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Preface1
Foreword3
Sect. IBuilding a Learning Community7
1Intentions17
2I See You, I See Everything27
3Making the Rules with Children69
4Teaching the Rules107
5The Critical Contract: A Student's Individual Goals for the Year123
Sect. IIMaking the Community Work139
6Using Logical Consequences When Rules Are Broken143
7Time-Out: Establishing Boundaries and Promoting Self-Control165
8The Five Percent191
9Working Together to Support the Rules211
Sect. IIIThe Voices of Teaching227
10Empowering Language: Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say233
11Stress the Deed, Not the Doer247
12The Voices of Authority265
Sect. IVFurther Strategies for Difficult Classroom Behaviors273
13Problem-Solving Class Meetings277
14Teachers as Mirrors: Using Social Conferences305
15Individual Contracts339
Sect. VClear Positives361
16Teaching by Clear Positives: Revisiting Ideals369
17Clear Positives in Action383
Conclusion: Authentic Teaching403
App. A409
App. B413
App. C419
App. D425
App. E427
Recommended Resources433

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