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ERIC Number: ED476070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 267
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-892989-10-7
ISSN: N/A
Rules in School. Strategies for Teachers Series.
Brady, Kathryn; Forton, Mary Beth; Porter, Deborah; Wood, Chip
This book offers an approach for helping K-8 students become invested in creating and living by classroom rules. It provides techniques for: helping students articulate their hopes and dreams for school; involving students in generating classroom rules that grow out of their hopes and dreams; modeling, practicing, and role playing the rules; using teacher language effectively to reinforce the rules; teaching children about logical consequences for rule breaking; choosing effective logical consequences; and teaching children to live by rules outside the classroom. Seven chapters are (1) "Creating Rules with Students"; (2) "Practicing the Rules: Bringing Them Back to Life"; (3) "When Students Break the Rules"; (4) "Grades K-2"; (5) "Grades 3-5"; (6) "Grades 6-8"; and (7) "Taking the Rules beyond the Classroom." A conclusion discusses "Rules Are What Make the Good Things Happen." Two appendixes include: problem solving with students and recommended resources on discipline in classrooms and schools. (SM)
Northwest Foundation for Children, 39 Montague City Road, Greenfield, MA 01301. Tel: 800-360-6332 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.responsiveclassroom.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northeast Foundation for Children, Greenfield, MA.