ISBN-10:
0761946780
ISBN-13:
9780761946786
Pub. Date:
03/14/2003
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
ISBN-10:
0761946780
ISBN-13:
9780761946786
Pub. Date:
03/14/2003
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Relationship-Driven Classroom Management: Strategies That Promote Student Motivation / Edition 1

Relationship-Driven Classroom Management: Strategies That Promote Student Motivation / Edition 1

by John M. Vitto John M. Vitto
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Overview

Positive teacher-student relationships are an important factor in increasing student achievement and motivation as well as decreasing a student's risk of dropping out, substance abuse, bullying, and violence. Learn how to proactively and positively manage your classroom and students and build on their inherent strengths and talents.



Relationship-Driven Classroom Management is the only book to combine resiliency, classroom management, and discipline into one user-friendly format suitable for all teachers. The chapter material covers both preventive strategies and reactive strategies, including:


  • Attributes of relationship-driven teachers
  • Strengthening relationships with students
  • Teaching and modeling social-emotional skills
  • Cultivating student responsibility
  • Creating and implementing effective consequences
  • Building relationships with difficult and resistant students



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ISBN-13: 9780761946786
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/14/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

John M. Vitto is a parent, special educator, school psychologist, and author. He specializes in behavior management, prevention programs, solution-focused counseling, reality therapy, and con­flict resolution. In addition to his work in schools, he has worked in two psychiatric hospitals and in private practice. John is an adjunct instructor at Mount Union College. He is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, Council for Exceptional Children, and the American School Counseling Association. John has presented at state conferences on relation­ship building, conflict management, and the creation of optimal learning environments for students. He enjoys jazz music, movies, and exercising. Questions or comments can be directed to jmvitto@aol.com.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Part I: Preventive Strategies
1. Relationship-Driven Classroom Management and Resilience
2. Attributes of the Relationship-Driven Teacher
3. Proactive Classroom Management Strategies
4. Strengthening Relationships With Students
5. Teaching and Modeling Social-Emotional Skills
6. Enhancing Student Motivation
7. Cultivating Student Responsibility
Part II: Reactive Strategies
8. Creating and Implementing Effective Consequences
9. Building Relationships With Difficult and Resistant Students
10. Reflecting on Your Classroom Management Skills
Resource: Further Strategies for Adapting Instruction
References
Index

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