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The Educator's Guide to Solving Common Behavior Problems / Edition 1
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The Educator's Guide to Solving Common Behavior Problems / Edition 1

by Raymond J. Waller
 

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ISBN-10: 1412957664

ISBN-13: 9781412957663

Pub. Date: 03/13/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This readable, humorous book presents the research-supported principles of positive behavioural management in a way that will appeal to teachers, school leaders, and other professionals who work with children and adolescents. The author presents key behaviour management strategies with references to literature, music, and popular culture that illustrate the humour in

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This readable, humorous book presents the research-supported principles of positive behavioural management in a way that will appeal to teachers, school leaders, and other professionals who work with children and adolescents. The author presents key behaviour management strategies with references to literature, music, and popular culture that illustrate the humour in behavioural issues while providing an overview of the foundations of effective behaviour management. Each short chapter discusses a basic behavioural strategy or principle by using anecdotes and analogies and drawing parallels to real-life situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412957663
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
About the Author     viii
Introduction     1
Asking the Right Questions     6
Just Say "Yo"     11
Have a Plan     16
The Importance of Bonding     21
If You Don't Beat Them, They Will Never Learn     25
Meeting Developmental Needs     30
Move Those Buns!     36
The Anxiety Trap     41
Find the Function     45
Don't Be an Old Yeller     53
Let Them Eat Cake-If It Reinforces Their Behavior     57
Nurturing     63
Bag It, but Don't Tag It     67
You Say "Tomato," I Say "Abnormal"     71
Positive Power of the Group     78
Moving Past Misbehavior     82
Challenges for Children Today     86
Using Finesse     92
The Inevitable Attack     96
Calling for Help     101
Conclusion: Every Therapy Has a Success Story     105
Index     113

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