ERIC Number: ED434889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Planning Together: Positive Classroom Environments. Diversity in the Classroom Series, Number Four.
This document, the fourth in a series on diversity in the classroom, supports the belief that challenges faced by teachers working with diverse students can only be met through teacher practices that increase levels of positive teacher-student interaction and that create, in each student, effective social and problem solving skills. Section 1, "Prevention," focuses on Planning Proactively; Principles, Procedures; and Rules; Guidelines for Developing Democratic and Effective Rules; Developing Logical Consequences; Working with Students to Prevent Behavioral Problems; Building a Positive and Caring Classroom Climate; Using Your Classroom's Organization; Preventing Behavioral Problems; Preventing Discipline Problems--Working with Parents; and Preventing Discipline Problems--Teaching and Modeling Self-Discipline. Section 2, "Positive Action," presents Strategies for Taking Positive Action with Discipline Problems. Tips to help administrators support positive classroom environments are included. (Contains 39 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Democratic Values, Discipline, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Problem Solving, Self Control, Staff Development, Student Behavior, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit, Saskatoon.; Saskatchewan Instructional Development and Research Unit, Regina.
Identifiers - Location: Canada