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Proactive Classroom Management, K-8: A Practical Guide to Empower Students and Teachers / Edition 1

Proactive Classroom Management, K-8: A Practical Guide to Empower Students and Teachers / Edition 1

by Louis G. Denti
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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452203898
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/24/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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 Contents

Quick Glance
Part 1: Proactive Teaching and Student Empowerment
1. Proactive Teaching
2. Boundaries
3. Teacher Self-Esteem
4. Teaching and Rewarding Responsible Behavior
5. Responsible Instruction
6: 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 Roles
Part 2: Activities to Promote Positive Classroom and Student Behavior
Website Resources

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