What Every Teacher Should Know About class management & discipline

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Pub Date: 30/11/2003
ISBN: 9780761931225
Availability: In stock
Quick overview Tileston guides teachers through the root causes of discipline problems and presents seven effective tools to prevent or minimize problem behaviors.
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This is a guide for teachers who confront discipline problems in their classrooms, covering the root causes of most discipline problems and seven effective tools to prevent and/or minimize those problems. The book addresses differing cultural and socio-economic views on discipline; discipline modification to develop student self-directed behaviour; current brain research on the factors that contribute to off-task behaviour; and more.Chapters cover: moving from old-fashioned obedience models to effective student self-management skills; working with on-task and off-task behaviours - motivation, stress, flow, timing, environment, resources, and more; dealing with difficult students and difficult issues, including power, revenge, anger, and poverty; planning that facilitates positive behaviour; using cooperative learning skills; teaching social skills; using strategies for the self-system; focusing on metacognitive skills; a model for classroom management; vocabulary pre-test, post-test, and summary.

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