Classroom Behavior Management for Diverse and Inclusive Schools

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2003 - Education - 524 pages
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Classroom Behavior Management for Diverse and Inclusive Schools utilizes a three-stage approach to classroom behavior management to assist teachers in avoiding behavior problems, managing those that cannot be avoided, and resolving those that cannot be managed. It enables teachers to accommodate their management techniques to students' diverse developmental, gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic class characteristics in today's inclusive schools. Distinctive Features: --Preventive: suggests management techniques that research indicates can help prevent most behavior problems from occurring --Inclusive: describes "best practice" in inclusive education --Developmental: shows the best ways to establish rules that are appropriate for students' developmental, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnic characteristics so that students are likely to follow them --Relationships and Values: maintaining positive teacher-student relationships, promoting group cohesiveness, creating classroom environments that motivate students, and enhancing students' belief in the value of school --Problem-solving: techniques teachers can use with most students to solve behavior problems New in This Edition: --Greater emphasis on appropriately mixing management techniques as classrooms increasingly represent varying ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds --Using both male- and female-friendly classroom behavior management techniques in the same classroom to accommodate varying learning and behavior styles --More on students with disabilities --Covers problems caused by tracking and ability grouping and helps teachers to deal with them --New additions on making classrooms and schools safe through eliminating bullying and sexual and ethnic harassment. --Comprehensive coverage of the research literature from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Scandinavia, United Kingdom, United States and other regions of the world --Coverage of recent and emerging controversial issues in the field --References and examples in the "self quizzes

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Introduction to Classroom Management
Avoiding Behavior Problems
Motivating Students to Want to Behave Appropriately
Handling Potential Disruptions
Contextually Appropriate Classroom Management
Classroom Management for Students from Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds
GenderAppropriate Classroom Management
Resolving Most Behavior Problems
Helping Students Behave Appropriately
Obtaining Student Compliance by Using Consequences
Individualized Solutions to Behavior Problems
Classroom Behavior Management in the Inclusive Classroom
Conduct Problems
Emotional Problems
Physiological Factors

Problems and Who Owns Them
Whether When and How to Intervene

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Herbert Grossman has taught at sixteen universities in the United States, Africa, and Latin America. He has authored nine other books about education.

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