ERIC Number: ED493657
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Solving Discipline and Classroom Management Problems: Methods and Models for Today's Teachers. 6th Edition
Wolfgang, Charles H.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
Offering a wide range of methods and practical advice, this sixth edition equips teachers with tools they need to deal effectively with a range of discipline/management problems in the classroom--from minor misbehavior to serious assaults. The following features are included in this edition: (1) A new chapter discusses how to deal with and support parents; (2) Proactive models and techniques for preventing problems, as well as new models of Love and Logic, Discipline with Dignity, and Linda Albert's Cooperative Discipline; (3) Current practices for dealing with assaultive and potentially violent students; (4) A step-by-step process helps you build your own discipline/classroom management system; (5) Examples show how to implement each model in specific situations; and (6) A Beliefs about Discipline inventory enables the reader to determine which discipline models best fit their own personality. Following Chapter 1: Discipline, Teacher Power, and Systems of Management, this book is organized into the eight sections and 14 chapters. Section I, Rules-Consequences, contains the following chapters: (2) Behavior Analysis Model; (3) Tools for Teaching: Discipline, Instruction, and Motivation; and (4) Assertive Discipline. Section II, Confronting-Contracting, then presents: (5) Linda Albert's Cooperative Discipline and the Dreikurs/Adlerian Model; (6) Discipline with Dignity (Curwin/Mendler); and (7) Love and Logic (Including Glasser). Section III, Relationship-Listening, offers the next chapter: (8) Teacher Effectiveness Training. Section IV, Designing One's Own Model OF Discipline, continues with: (9) Discipline Preferences (Matching Philosophy, Values and Discipline Practices). Section V, Pro-Active or Preventive Models, contains: (10) Peer Mediation; (11) The Judicious Discipline Model (Moral/Ethical Considerations); and (12) Skillstreaming-Teaching Prosocial Skills. Section VI, Violence, Gangs, and Legal Actions, presents the next chapter: (13) Managing Student Violent Assaults, and Breaking Up Student Fights. Section VII, Classroom Management, then offers: (14) Evertson, Emmer and Wang. Section VIII, Working with Families, contains the final chapter: (15) Parents: Difficulties, Problems, and the Teacher's Methods of Responding. Appended is: Classroom Discipline Situations. A glossary is also included.
Descriptors: Discipline, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Prevention, Teacher Student Relationship, Antisocial Behavior, Classroom Environment, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Planning, Teacher Effectiveness, Values, Peer Mediation, Moral Values, Ethics, Prosocial Behavior, Juvenile Gangs, Violence, Aggression, Family School Relationship, Behavior Patterns
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