ERIC Number: ED281321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
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Solving Discipline Problems: Strategies for Classroom Teachers. Second Edition.
Wolfgang, Charles H.; Glickman, Carl D.
Teachers need to realize that they are the true professionals holding the real power for taking discipline actions in the classroom. This book offers a comprehensive resource guide of strategies, procedures, and possible actions. After an introductory chapter (1), section I deals with teacher beliefs on discipline in these chapters: (2) "Beyond Theory to Classroom Practice"; (3) "The Supportive Model: Gordon's Teacher Effectiveness Training"; (4) "The Communication Model: Berne and Harris's Transactional Analysis"; (5) "The Valuing Model: Raths and Simon's Values Clarification"; (6) "The Social Discipline Model of Rudolf Dreikurs"; (7) "The Reality Model of William Glasser"; (8) "The Behavior Modification Model"; (9) "The Assertiveness Model of Lee and Marlene Canter"; (1) "The Behaviorism/Punishment Model of Engelmann and Dobson"; and (11) "Strengths and Limitations of Today's Teacher Student Interaction Models." Section II looks beyond models to professional decisions in these chapters: (12) "Decision Making Based on an Eclectic Approach"; (13) "Decision Making Based on the Degree of Seriousness of Student Behavior"; (14) "Decision Making Based on Student Social Development"; and (15) "Decision Making Based on a Professional Team Approach." Section III, on discipline and classroom management, includes these chapters: (16) "Classroom Management: A Preventive Process"; and (17) "Conclusion: A Better Tomorrow." An appendix and index are included. (WTH)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Behaviorism, Classroom Techniques, Decision Making, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Problem Children, Psychology, Social Development, Student Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Theories, Transactional Analysis
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Note: Supersedes first edition, ED 216 788.