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Longaretti, Lyn; Wilson, Jeni – 2000
Noting that the increasing concern about violence in schools and society in general is evident in recent initiatives undertaken by the government in Victoria, Australia, this study explored students' conflicts in a Victorian primary school, focusing on the role of the teacher in student conflict. Participating in the exploratory study were 6…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
Linde, Dorri B. – 1997
A practicum project was developed and implemented to reduce the incidents of aggressive behavior and impulsive actions among kindergarten students by means of win-win situations for conflict resolution. The objectives for the program were to achieve: (1) a 25 percent decrease of impulsive and aggressive behavior; (2) 50 percent of the target group…
Descriptors: Anger, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Change Strategies
Muir, Mike – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2004
Much of this brief comes from the ERIC Digest on Zero Tolerance Policies (ERIC #: ED451579). State legislatures and school boards are adopting a growing number of zero-tolerance polices toward weapons, guns, and violence. Zero-tolerance polices are rules intended to address specific school-safety issues. Despite the controversies that it has…
Descriptors: Suspension, Caring, School Districts, Classroom Techniques
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Johnson, Bruce – School Leadership and Management, 2004
This paper reports research into the micropolitical strategies used by five school leadership teams in the South Australian School-based Research and Reform Project. The research challenges many of the orthodoxies of educational managerialism. For example: the use of leadership teams made up of teachers, coordinators and senior school leaders…
Descriptors: Goal Setting, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Strategic Planning
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Morton, Johnnye L.; Grace, Marsha – Reading Teacher, 1988
Provides guidelines to help reading professionals in administrative positions develop an awareness of conflict, become sensitive to situations that typically cause conflict, and begin to learn effective management strategies. (ARH)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Conflict Resolution, Interpersonal Communication
Yenchko, Anne; DeBeal, Marshall Kirk – 1983
The Effective Classroom Management and Discipline Strategies Graduate Program for Educators is organized around a series of core modules designed for use in inservice teacher education. The basic skills learned in these series of modules are communication (feedback, nonverbal, listening, self disclosure, problem solving, and conflict resolution),…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Discipline Problems
McDowell, Alison; Askvig, Brent A. – 1998
This paper reviews the literature on several popular behavior change strategies that have been implemented in classrooms or other educational settings with students with severe emotional disturbances. Each strategy is first described and then data on its effectiveness are reviewed. The strategies reviewed are: (1) timeout; (2) self-evaluation; (3)…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques
Carmichael, Georgia; Malague, Marianne – 1996
Conflict resolution at community colleges or other organizations requires an analysis of four situational factors: the conflict issues, the organizational setting, hierarchy and role relationships, and the personal styles of the conflicting parties. These factors yield insight into the dynamics of the conflict and provide the groundwork for…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Community Colleges, Conflict Resolution
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Bickmore, Kathy – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 1998
In an urban elementary school, teachers trained in the Comer school development approach attempted to reform school discipline practices and plan conflict resolution efforts for students. Time constraints and teachers' aversion to coping with conflicting views inhibited the open democratic discussion needed as a foundation of change and limited…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Conflict Resolution, Discipline
Evertson, Carolyn M.; Neal, Kristen W. – National Education Association Research Department, 2006
Recent research is revealing a great deal about how changes in educational practices and policies can revamp classrooms and schools to close the achievement gaps and promote excellence in learning for all students. This working paper examines best practices that shift classroom management's emphasis from controlling students' behavior to creating…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Change, Classroom Techniques, Academic Achievement
Rives, Bonnie; Smith, Tamara; Staples, Gail – 2000
This report describes a program for improvement of student social skills to include respect for self and others, conflict resolution, and self-control. The targeted population consisted of first, fifth, and seventh graders located in northwestern Illinois. The problems of deficiencies in social skills were documented. Data were collected from…
Descriptors: Action Research, Childrens Literature, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Learning
Karneboge, Lynn; Smith, Stacia B.; VandeSchraaf, Cary; Wiegardt, Craig G.; Wormer, Gail – 1999
This action research project evaluated the effectiveness of a program to enhance students' social skills with peers. The targeted population was comprised of elementary and junior high school students in an economically diverse, predominantly blue collar community in central Illinois. The problem of inability to problem solve, listen actively,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Anger, Behavior Modification, Change Strategies
Scott, Charles C.; And Others – 1997
This guide is designed to provide assistance in handling complex situational conflicts involving diversity through appropriate conflict management strategies for diverse classrooms at the elementary and middle school levels. Diversity-based conflict is not new in the United States. The classroom is, as it has been historically, one of the major…
Descriptors: Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism
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Lowenthal, Barbara – Early Child Development and Care, 2001
Suggests that teachers use classroom strategies (structure and routine, reasonable rules and limits, using appropriate methods of discipline, other positive behavior management techniques) and socio-emotional interventions (development of friendships, appropriate expressions of emotions, anger control, conflict management, and internal sense of…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Child Health, Children
Kesner, John – 1998
This study examined the relationship between the security of children's attachment relationships to parents and teachers and how children negotiate and manage conflicts. Sixty-six preschool-aged children participated in story completion tasks regarding their attachment relationship with parents and teachers, and in hypothetical situations…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Comparative Analysis, Conflict Resolution, Parent Child Relationship
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