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ERIC Number: ED493657
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Pages: 352
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-0-4716-5387-X
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.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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