Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior / Edition 1

Understanding and Managing Children's Classroom Behavior / Edition 1

by Sam Goldstein
     
 

Distills the most recent and relevant findings regarding behavior management, offering practical suggestions for using new techniques in the classroom. Defines and discusses learning, language and motor skills disorders. Addresses the concept of temperament and its impact on children's behavior and personality. Covers problems of anxiety, depression and shyness as

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Overview

Distills the most recent and relevant findings regarding behavior management, offering practical suggestions for using new techniques in the classroom. Defines and discusses learning, language and motor skills disorders. Addresses the concept of temperament and its impact on children's behavior and personality. Covers problems of anxiety, depression and shyness as well as more pervasive disorders including Tourette's Syndrome and autism. Features a detailed review of effective and ineffective management strategies in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471579465
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Series:
Wiley Series on Personality Processes Series, #187
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

BACKGROUND.

Effective Teachers, Successful Students, Optimal Environments, and Productive Consultants.

UNDERSTANDING AND EVALUATING CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR.

Learning Disabilities.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Disruptive Disorders: Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders.

Depression and Anxiety.

Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

Evaluating Classroom Behavior.

INTERVENTION.

Medications and Behavior in the Classroom (M. Goldstein & S. Goldstein).

Applying Behavior Modification in the Classroom.

Insulating the Classroom for Success.

Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches in the Classroom (L. Braswell).

Modifying Classroom Tasks and Environments (S. Zentall).

Building Social Skills in the Classroom (S. Sheridan).

Concluding Remarks.

References.

Indexes.

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