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Responsible Classroom Management, Grades 6-12: A Schoolwide Plan / Edition 1

Responsible Classroom Management, Grades 6-12: A Schoolwide Plan / Edition 1

by J. Allen Queen, Bob Algozzine
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ISBN-13: 9781412974134
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/02/2010
Pages: 137
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

J. Allen Queen is professor and former chair of the Department of Educational Leadership at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A former classroom teacher, principal, college administrator, and university professor, he works with teachers and principals in the areas of managing priorities, time management, and stress reduction. Queen has written over 30 books and 70 articles, including The Frazzled Teacher’s Wellness Plan (Corwin Press 2004), The Block Scheduling Handbook (Corwin Press 2002), and books on karate and fitness for young readers. He has appeared on radio and television programs, including ABC's World News Now, and has been a consultant to over 160 schools and districts in 36 states and 3 foreign countries in the areas of classroom discipline, school safety, block scheduling, and time management.

Bob Algozzine is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina and project codirector of the U.S. Department of Education-supported Behavior and Reading Improvement Center. With 25 years of research experience and extensive firsthand knowledge of teaching students classified as seriously emotionally disturbed, Algozzine is a uniquely qualified staff developer, conference speaker, and teacher of behavior management and effective teaching courses. He is active in special education practice as a partner and collaborator with professionals in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in North Carolina and as an editor of several journals focused on special education. Algozzine has written more than 250 manuscripts on special education topics, including many books and textbooks on how to manage emotional and social behavior problems.

Table of Contents

List of Tools
About the Authors
1. Understanding The RCMPlan?
The RCMPlan?
Becoming a Successful RCM Teacher
A Model for Improving Instruction and Behavior
An Invitation to Change: The RCM Plan? Inventory
Looking Ahead
2. Teaching Students Responsibility Within Warm and Inviting Classrooms
The Original and Still Functional Correlates for Teaching Responsibility
Expecting Responsibility and Civility in the Classroom
Experimenting with Responsibility and Civility in the Classroom
Modeling Responsible Behavior
The Four Types of Inviting Teachers
Preparing to Modify Classroom Procedures
Students Roles and Additions to the Classroom
Group Activities
Looking Ahead
3. Standards, Guidelines, and Expected Behaviors
Why Rules Do Not Work With Middle or Secondary School Students
Replacing Rules with School and Classroom Standards, Guidelines, and Expected Behaviors
Building School Guidelines for Outside the Classroom
Developing Classroom Guidelines
Teaching Standards and Guidelines to Students
Looking Ahead
4. Using Consequences to Teach Responsibility
Using Logical Consequences Versus Punishment
Developing a Pool of Consequences for Selective Use in the Classroom
Consequences for More Serious Infractions: The Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Using ICU Effectively
Behavior Improvement Agreements (BIAs)
The DRC's Supervisory Process
A Sample of Grade-Specific Consequences
Group Activities
Looking Ahead
Resource A: The RCMPlan Principal's Guide
Resource B: The RCMPlan? Toolbox

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