The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline: Helping Young Students Learn Self-Control, Responsibility, and Respect, K-6 (3rd Revised edition)

The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline: Helping Young Students Learn Self-Control, Responsibility, and Respect, K-6 (3rd Revised edition)

By: Marilyn E. Gootman (author)Paperback

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In the third edition of this bestseller you will learn strategies to help students to do the right thing. With this insightful and important work, teachers can acquire the skills they need to help students practice self-control, solve problems, use good judgement, and correct their own misbehaviour. You'll learn strategies to: give students realistic expectations and establish rules for behaviour; prevent and resolve misunderstandings using open communication; deal with anger (yours and your students'); develop and use problem-solving techniques; and, create effective partnerships with parents.

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About Author

Marilyn E. Gootman is founder of Gootman Education Associates, an educational consulting company that provides workshops and seminars for parents and educators, focusing on successful strategies for raising and teaching children. She has been in the teaching profession for over 25 years, and her teaching experiences range from elementary school to the university level. She holds degrees from Simmons College and Brandeis University and a doctorate from the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Loving Parents' Guide to Discipline and When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing.


Foreword to the First Edition by Carl D. Glickman Preface to the Third Edition Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction: Caring Teachers Can Make a Difference What Is Caring Teacher Discipline? Caring Teacher Discipline Saves Time and Reduces Stress Caring Teacher Discipline: An Approach for All Students The Basic Assumption Summary of Main Points 1. Creating a Caring Community Caring Classroom Relationships: A Win-Win Situation Establishing Caring Relationships With Our Students Establishing Caring Relationships Among Our Students Engaging Parents as Partners in Discipline Insecure Attachment to Adults: A Relationship Challenge Summary of Main Points 2. Setting the Stage for Appropriate Behavior Space: There's a Place for Everything Time Class Meetings Summary of Main Points 3. Expectations, Limits, and Rules Unreasonable Barricades: How Students Respond No Fences: How Students Respond Waist-High Fences: How Students Respond How to Build Waist-High Fences Summary of Main Points 4. Encouragement, Praise, and Rewards Encouraging Praising The Artful Critique Rewarding Summary of Main Points 5. Social and Emotional Learning Recognizing and Labeling Feelings Communicating Feelings Nonhurtfully Listening to Others Caring Teacher Listening: A Preventive Discipline Tool Summary of Main Points 6. Harnessing and Channeling Anger Into Constructive Outlets Defusing Student Anger on the Spot Helping Students Harness Anger Preventing Student Anger Harnessing Our Own Anger Summary of Main Points 7. Tracking Down the Cause of Misbehavior Looking in the Mirror Understanding Common Cause of Misbehavior Summary of Main Points 8. What to Do After Students Misbehave Low-Key Discipline Discipline With a Capital D: Problem Solving Contract for Prevention The Benefits of Problem Solving for Students Teaching Our Students Problem Solving Group Problem Solving Summary of Main Points 9. Consequences for Misbehavior Choosing a Consequence Differentiating Between Consequences and Punishments More About Problem Solving for Consequences Summary of Main Points 10. Strategies for Chronic, Annoying Misbehaviors Kinds of Misbehaviors Summary of Main Points 11. Bullying: Prevention and Intervention Definition of Bullying Prevention Intervention Cyber Bullying Summary of Main Points 12. Enhancing Resilience: Strategies for Misbehavior Resulting From Childhood Trauma What Is Childhood Trauma? Our Role Behavior Problems That Could Be Manifestations of Trauma Summary of Main Points Conclusion Resource A - Suggested Readings Resource B - Recommended Programs References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412962841
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781412962841
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1412962846
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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