The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline: Helping Young Students Learn Self-Control, Responsibility, and Respect

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Corwin Press, 2001 - Education - 223 pages
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`A delight to read! This book is thoughtful, practical, and extremely respectful of teachers and the multiple judgements needed to educate young children well.' Carl D Glickman University of Georgia

This fully updated Second Edition-including a new chapter on bullying-is a practical guide to teaching students the skills of appropriate behavior and ways to avoid inappropriate behavior. This approach helps students develop self-control and offers strategies for setting limits, giving students responsibility, and helping them develop self-control and offers strategies for setting limits, giving students responsibility and helping them develop confidence in their abilities. Students learn to solve problems, make good judgements, and correct their own misbehaviour.

 

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Contents

Caring Teachers Can Make a Difference
1
Three Basic Assumptions
8
Catch22
16
Expectations Limits and Rules
34
O Encouragement Praise and Rewards
49
Creating a Community of Caring Listeners and Talkers
68
Harnessing and Channeling Anger Into
88
What to Do After Students Misbehave
110
Problem Solving as a Tool for Students
143
Strategies for Chronic Annoying Misbehaviors
164
Prevention and Intervention
179
Strategies for Misbehavior
186
Conclusion
202
References
209
Index
219
Copyright

Problem Solving as a Tool for Teachers
129

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Marilyn E. Gootman is founder of Gootman Education Associates, an educational consulting company that provides workshops and seminars for parents and educators, focusing on successful strategies for raising and teaching children. She has been in the teaching profession for over 25 years, and her teaching experiences range from elementary school to the university level. She holds degrees from Simmons College and Brandeis University and a doctorate from the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Loving Parents’ Guide to Discipline and When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing.

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