ERIC Number: ED499408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Tough to Reach, Tough to Teach
Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children (NJ3)
This resource helps special and general education teachers prepare for encounters with disruptive, defiant, or hostile students by showing them how to defuse undesirable behaviors and structure "face-saving" alternatives. Tips cover setting limits, arranging the classroom for safety, providing a sense of purpose, dealing with parents, and maximizing personal effectiveness while minimizing stress. A variety of sample forms are included.
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Special Education Teachers, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Guidance Programs, Cognitive Restructuring, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Exceptional Child Research, Stress Management, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Resource Materials
Division on Developmental Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children. P.O. Box 3512, Fayetteville, AR 72702. Web site: http://www.dddcec.org
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.