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Teasing, Tattling, Defiance and More... Positive Approaches to 10 Common Classroom Behaviors
     

Teasing, Tattling, Defiance and More... Positive Approaches to 10 Common Classroom Behaviors

by Margaret Berry Wilson
 

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ISBN-10: 1892989549

ISBN-13: 9781892989543

Pub. Date: 03/28/2013

Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.

Get better at handling behaviors that disrupt classrooms and interfere with learning. This practical guide includes an overview of the Responsive Classroom approach to discipline and simple, effective techniques for addressing:

• Listening and attention challenges

• Teasing

• Cliques and exclusion

• Tattling

• Defiance

Overview

Get better at handling behaviors that disrupt classrooms and interfere with learning. This practical guide includes an overview of the Responsive Classroom approach to discipline and simple, effective techniques for addressing:

• Listening and attention challenges

• Teasing

• Cliques and exclusion

• Tattling

• Defiance

• Disengagement

• Silliness and showing off

• Too much physical contact

• Dishonesty

• Frustration and meltdowns

Veteran educator and Responsive Classroom consultant Margaret Berry Wilson helps you understand why students sometimes misbehave and how a positive, respectful approach to discipline can transform your classroom. For each problem behavior, she explains which proactive strategies to use, how to respond most effectively when children misbehave, and how to talk with parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781892989543
Publisher:
Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
147,534
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Why Do Children Misbehave? 3

The Responsive Classroom® Approach to Discipline 15

1 Listening and Attention Challenges 47

2 Teasing 67

3 Cliques 89

4 Tattling 111

5 Defiance 131

6 Disengagement 153

7 Silliness and Showing Off 173

8 Too Much Physical Contact 191

9 Dishonesty 207

10 Frustrations and Meltdowns 229

Conclusion 251

Appendix A Helpful Children's Books 252

Appendix B Further Resources 256

Acknowledgments 261

About the Author 263

Index 264

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