Dealing with Disruptive Students in the Classroom

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Education - 250 pages
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Designed for individual teachers and school teams alike, this text demonstrates how to approach and manage disruptive students and behaviour. At the book s core is a series of detailed strategies for dealing with commonly occurring problems. Some of the chapters in the book focus on:

* The Nature and Causes of Disruption
* Responding to Disruption
* Basic Principles
* Understanding and Dealing with Gambits
* Sharing Good Practice

The ideas and theories are presented in the context of a research base and come complete with case studies.

This text is published in association with the Times Educational Supplement.

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Contents

Dealing with change effectively
1
Teaching learning and disruptive behaviour
16
sources of biological power
30
Establishing a regime for positive behaviour in the classroom
39
the importance of values atmosphere and attitude
68
The importance of SALAD
100
the power of linking stakeholders together
110
access limits acceptance and direction
124
systems theory
178
a case study
189
School refusal
199
Evaluating progress
206
crosssector educational
214
Conclusion
225
The TOAD system
241
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understanding and dealing with the games students play
160

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About the author (2001)

Jerry Olsen has studied birds of prey for 40 years, in the United States, Canada and Australia, and has more than 130 publications on birds of prey including four books. He is a member of the Institute for Applied Ecology at the University of Canberra. In 2002, Jerry, Susan Trost, Michael Wink and Heidi Sauer-Gurth were the first to describe and name the Little Sumba Hawk-owl "Ninox sumbaensis".

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