77 practical activities that reinforce positive behavior
This gold mine of teacher-developed and -approved activities goes beyond classroom management theory and gives you ready-to-use tools that not only encourage positive behavior, but also empower students to take responsibility for their behavior. Excellent for all students, these activities will help you:
- Improve your teaching and classroom management skills
- Enhance your knowledge base
- Maintain a positive attitude so that you can be proactive rather than reactive
Also included are a quick-glance chart that groups the activities by appropriate grade level and helpful checklists.
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About the Author
Dr. Louis Denti, a former special educator and administrator, is currently the Lawton Love Distinguished Professor of Special Education and Director of the Center for Reading Diagnosis and Instruction at California State University, Monterey Bay. His research focuses on student behavior, special education, inclusion, and literacy.
Lou has dedicated his life to helping those who struggle to learn. Educators across the country have benefited from his research, publications and presentations. In 2009 he delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Ohio School Speech Pathology and Educational Audiology Consortium and received the organization's Annie Glenn National Leadership Award. The award is named for Annie Glenn, wife of former astronaut and Senator John Glenn, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Ohio State University.
Table of ContentsIntroductionPrefaceQuick GlancePart 1: Proactive Teaching and Student Empowerment1. Proactive Teaching2. Boundaries3. Teacher Self-Esteem4. Teaching and Rewarding Responsible Behavior5. Responsible Instruction6: Nine Features of Effective Classroom Management The IeAM System Data Collection Classsroom Procedures and Routines Checklist Teacher Classroom Management Self-Check School Behavior Checklist Class Meeting Cooperative/Collaborative Learning Conflict Resolution Classroom Manager RolesPart 2: Activities to Promote Positive Classroom and Student BehaviorWebsite ResourcesAppendix