Teaching Discipline and Self-Respect: Effective Strategies, Anecdotes, and Lessons for Successful Classroom Management

Teaching Discipline and Self-Respect: Effective Strategies, Anecdotes, and Lessons for Successful Classroom Management

By: SiriNam S. Khalsa (author)Hardback

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Manage your classroom with proven, positive techniques that promote appropriate behavior. Teachers want to be able to teach the content they were trained to teach. Yet most teachers find themselves faced with the challenge of achieving effective classroom management. Highly readable and engaging, Teaching Discipline Self-Respect offers guidelines, specific strategies, and structured activities that have been used successfully in culturally, linguistically, economically, and academically diverse classrooms.SiriNam S. Khalsa, a master teacher and consultant who is passionate about teaching and understanding the individual needs of every student, focuses on developing self-esteem and self-image while maintaining the dignity of each student.Through vignettes and case studies, Khalsa's text provides readers with:Guidelines for changing students' negative behavior Reproducible lessons, such as 'Understanding Anger' and 'Teaching 'I' and 'You' Statements'Engaging activities ready for immediate use in difficult situations15 steps to help teachers keep a positive mental attitude30 techniques for reducing stress and maintaining perspective when working with challenging students This refreshing and energizing approach to classroom management shows teachers how to embrace positive change and improve both their teaching practice and their students' lives.

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Foreword by Jeffrey R. Ryan Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction: About This Book The Boatman and the Passenger What Is Teaching Discipline and Self-Respect? Outcomes of Teaching Discipline and Self-Respect Chapter Organization 1. Building Cooperation and a Community of Learners The Heart of an Eagle Rapport: The Power of Relationships Outcomes of Establishing Rapport How to Develop Rapport Techniques for Creating Dialogue Strategies for Creating Cooperation Building a Community of Learners 2. Creating Classroom Procedures and Routines Changing Behavior Cycles Discipline Versus Punishment Alternatives to Punishment Classroom Procedures and Routines Teaching Classroom Procedures and Routines Steps for Teaching Procedures and Routines Thinking Signs Follow-Up Feedback 3. Teaching Discipline and Self-Respect Who's in Charge? Establishing Authority Promoting Desirable Behavior Promoting Desirable Behavior Outside the Classroom Inviting Cooperation Scenarios for Creating Cooperation in the Classroom Offering Choices--Within Limits Academic Choice Avoiding Power Struggles Setting Limits Through Thinking Words The Criticism Trap 4. Strategies Impacting Positive Discipline and Self-Respect Time Out Repeating Redirecting Momentum Self-Monitoring Checklist Self-Control Cards Staying in the Present Collaborative Teaming: Many Heads Are Better Than One 5. Changing Eleven Negative Behavior Cycles 1. The Class Bully 2. The Class Clown 3. The Interrupter 4. The Disorganized Student 5. The Overly Sensitive Student 6. The Teaser 7. The Property Destroyer 8. The Fighter 9. The Student Who Feels Stupid 10. The Nervous Student 11. The Student Who Makes Sexual Overtones 6. Understanding Diverse Students and Difficult Circumstances Working With Students and Families Who Are Disadvantaged Scenarios for Responding to Events: Internal Voices Understanding Culture and Linguistic Differences ADHD: A Mistaken Disorder Enhancing the Potential of All Students 7. Managing Your Stress: Help for Educators Avoiding Burnout Maintaining a Positive Mental Attitude: 15 Steps Releasing Stress Concluding Thoughts References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/04/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412915472
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781412915472
  • weight: 581
  • ISBN10: 1412915473

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