ERIC Number: ED462530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Behavioral Management in the Public Schools: An Urban Approach.
Macciomei, Nancy R., Ed.; Ruben, Douglas H., Ed.
This collection of papers examines proven strategies for assessing and managing high-risk behaviors while promoting healthy adolescent self-esteem among urban secondary school students. Part 1, "Problems in Urban Schoolchild Discipline," includes: (1) "Behavior Problems in Urban Schoolchildren" (Nancy R. Macciomei) and (2) "Why Traditional Behavior Modification Fails with Urban Children" (Douglas H. Ruben). Part 2, "Current Advances in Urban Behavioral Management," includes: (3) "Alternative Systems for Assessment and Grading Students" (Nancy R. Macciomei); (4) "Computer Technology for High-Risk Students" (Nancy R. Macciomei and Gregg Byrum); (5) "Cultural Diversity in the Classroom" (Nancy R. Macciomei); (6) "Effective Approaches for Schoolwide and Classroom Behavior Management" (Nancy R. Macciomei); (7) "Peer Mediation and Positive Discipline with Hard-to-Reach Students" (Jim Ciociola); (8) "Community-Based Instruction and Experiences in Building Self-Esteem" (Suzanne S. Piazzola); and (9) "Teaching Students with Serious Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Teacher's Perspective" (Barry G. Macciomei). (Contains approximately 250 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Differences, Discipline, Diversity (Student), Evaluation Methods, High Risk Students, Peer Mediation, Place Based Education, Public Schools, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Student Behavior, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools
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