ERIC Number: ED422302
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
You Don't Have To Dread Cafeteria Duty: A Guide to Surviving Lunchroom, Recess, Bus, and "Other Duties as Assigned."
Novak, Dori E.; Strohmer, Joanne C.
This book offers educators ideas, plans, games, and reproducibles for making the school cafeteria into an inviting place where students can learn and have fun. Chapter 1, "The Dreaded School Cafeteria Scene," discusses observing the big picture and getting others involved. Chapter 2, "What Could Be," helps create a vision of what could be. Chapter 3, "Making the Dream Come True," examines options and approaches, explaining how to form an implementation team and build team efforts. Chapter 4, "As Simple as 1-2-3: Managing the Phases of Lunchtime," discusses planning for the settling, maintenance, and cleanup/dismissal phases. Chapter 5, "Teaching Restaurant-Like Behavior," explains how to identify broad goals, get specific, determine standards, establish consequences and rewards, communicate standards, get commitments, teach restaurant behavior, and view adults as restaurant hosts. Chapter 6, "Deciding Decor: From Institutional Blah to Affordable Pizzazz," discusses various themes, sights, tastes, smells, sounds, and feelings. Chapter 7, "Building Excitement for the Project," explains how to get administrative, faculty, staff, student, parent, and community involvement and support. Chapter 8, "Grand Opening," discusses schedules, activities, and success. Chapter 9, "Maintaining and Celebrating Accomplishments," explains how to keep the momentum going, monitor progress, appreciate participants, and emphasize success. Chapter 10, "Managing Other Duties as Assigned," discusses recess, hall monitoring, and bus duty. (SM)
Descriptors: Dining Facilities, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Development, Self Control, Student Behavior, Teachers
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218; phone: 805-499-9774 (paper: ISBN-0-8039-6735-7, $24.95, cloth: ISBN-0-8039-6734-9, $59.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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