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ERIC Number: ED495610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb-1
Pages: 128
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-1348-5
School Discipline: Best Practices for Administrators. Second Edition
Rosen, Louis
Corwin Press
In this book, the author offers the best ideas and most workable discipline practices from more than 1,000 school leaders. The book is loaded with updates and gives administrators all the tools they need to create a safe environment, from dealing effectively with the 5% of students who take up 90% of their time, to creating a positive public image in the community. It also helps educators keep up with the latest research and effective methods while helping teachers gain good classroom management skills. Updates include: (1) strategies aligned to "Safe and Drug Free Schools" legislation; (2) timely issues such as fairness of zero tolerance policies; (3) implications of new suspension and expulsion legalities; (4) coverage of recent court decisions and rulings; (5) a new chapter offering strategies aligned to IDEA for students with special needs; and (6) a new chapter offering prevention strategies. For both seasoned administrators and those new to the job, this book will help ensure a safe and just campus while allowing diversity and individuality to flourish. This hands-on guide contains contracts, reproducible forms, and worksheets that can be used as is or customize for one's school. Nine chapters comprise this book: (1) Fair Schoolwide Discipline; (2) Developing Good School Rules and a Student Code of Conduct; (3) Setting Consequences for Breaking Rules; (4) Procedural Justice and Effective School Discipline; (5) Suspension and Expulsion as Consequences; (6) Disciplining Students With Disabilities; (7) Best Strategies to Keep Your School Safe; (8) School Climate and Its Relation to School Discipline; and (9) Mental Health and Anger Control as Prevention Strategies. The book also contains: a preface; list of references; and an index.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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