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Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Roger T. – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1996
Discusses the positive value of conflicts and describes a six-step program, Teaching Students To Be Peacemakers, that instructs students in how to negotiate and mediate conflicts. Reviews research on the effectiveness of the program and the benefits of self-regulation for school discipline programs. Provides steps on how to structure academic…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Discipline
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Smith, Deborah Deutsch; Rivera, Diane Pedrotty – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1995
This article presents guidelines for effective discipline in special and general education settings. It addresses causes of discipline problems, prevention techniques (such as establishing rules), intervention techniques (organized into an intervention ladder of increasing intrusiveness), and techniques for evaluating discipline effectiveness. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Discipline
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Center, David B.; McKittrick, Sandra – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1987
This paper cites relevant court decisions and provides guidelines for expelling and suspending handicapped students for disciplinary reasons. The advantages of in-school suspensions are described, with discussions of policy, curriculum, and management considerations. Tables cover behaviors of handicapped students, a schedule for awarding…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Court Litigation, Curriculum Development, Disabilities
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Kauffman, James M.; And Others – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1986
Relationships among teachers, exceptional children, and their peers should be considered when determining causes of misbehavior and the strategies to correct them. Checklists outline possible teacher and student behaviors which contribute to student misbehavior, and such interventions as independent, dependent, and interdependent group…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
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Nolet, Victor; Tindal, Gerald – Focus on Exceptional Children, 1994
This article presents a teacher collaboration model called curriculum-based collaboration (CBC), which utilizes the differing expertise and perspectives of general and special education teachers. CBC includes several steps: (1) identify key content; (2) hold a planning meeting; (3) deliver instruction; (4) conduct an interim assessment; (5)…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation