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ERIC Number: ED468733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 440
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-892989-08-5
Teaching Children To Care: Classroom Management for Ethical and Academic Growth, K-8. Revised Edition.
Charney, Ruth Sidney
This book about classroom management provides teachers with information on how to help students become the kind of people they want them to be. It offers a guide to the Responsive Classroom approach, a social and emotional learning program that creates an ideal environment for learning. Section 1, "Building a Learning Community," includes: (1) "Intentions"; (2) "I See You, I See Everything"; (3) "Making the Rules with Children"; (4) "Teaching the Rules"; and (5) "The Critical Contract: A Student's Individual Goals for the Year." Section 2, "Making the Community Work," includes: (6) "Using Logical Consequences When Rules Are Broken"; (7) "Time-Out: Establishing Boundaries and Promoting Self-Control"; (8) "The Five Percent"; and (9) "Working Together to Support the Rules." Section 4, "The Voices of Teaching," includes: (10) "Empowering Language: Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say"; (11) "Stress the Deed, Not the Doer"; and (12) "The Voices of Authority." Section 4, "Further Strategies for Difficult Classroom Behaviors," includes: (13) "Problem-Solving Class Meetings"; (14) "Teachers as Mirrors: Using Social Conferences); and (15) "Individual Contracts." Section 5, "Clear Positives," includes: (16) "Teaching by Clear Positives: Revisiting Ideals" and (17) "Clear Positives in Action." (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northeast Foundation for Children, Greenfield, MA.