What to Do with the Kid Who...: Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline, and Responsibility in the Classroom (3rd Revised edition)

What to Do with the Kid Who...: Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline, and Responsibility in the Classroom (3rd Revised edition)

By: Kay Burke (editor)Paperback

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Do you know the kid who constantly disrupts class, or the kid who never participates, or the kid who needs special attention, or the one who always forgets his or her homework? Of course, you do. All teachers, at one time or another and usually many times, have encountered the kid who...This new edition offers both new and experienced teachers updated strategies and techniques to meet the critical challenges to today's diverse classroom and the unique needs of their students. This book features the latest theories and research on classroom management, violence prevention, emotional intelligence, inclusion, and cooperative learning. What to Do with the Kid Who...includes practical applications and helps teachers put best practices into action, establishing a warm classroom climate, providing clear expectations, using authentic assessment techniques, and teaching social skills. Addressing 19 common discipline problems, this book covers a wide range of scenarios that arise in today's classrooms and offers problem-solving techniques.Teachers learn how to work with students who cannot accept responsibility, have not developed effective interpersonal skills, resort to disruptive or violent behavior, or require additional support to meet their special needs. Ideal for new teacher induction and for experienced teachers who face new challenges, What to Do with the Kid Who...provides over 200 specific teaching strategies to help students regulate their own behaviour, resolve their own conflicts, and celebrate their own learning.

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About Author

Kay Burke has served as an award-winning classroom teacher and a school administrator, university instructor, and international professional developer. She works with Kay Burke & Associates, LLC, to provide workshops for teachers and administrators in standards-based learning, performance assessment, classroom management, mentoring, and portfolio development. For the past 18 years, Burke has presented at state and national conferences such as ASCD, NSDC, NAESP, NASSP, NMSA, and IRA as well as international conferences in Canada and Australia. She is the author of 10 professional development books and coauthor of a college textbook on assessment. Corwin Press published Burke's best-selling From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps: Tools for Assessing Student Learning, K-8 (2006), a 2007 finalist for the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing presented by the Association of Educational Publishers. Other books published by Corwin Press include How to Assess Authentic Learning, Fourth Edition (2005) and What to Do With the Kid Who: Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline and Responsibility in the Classroom (Third Edition).


Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction 1. Meeting the Educational Challenges of the Twenty-First Century 2. Reviewing Current Teaching and Learning Theories 3. Setting a Positive Classroom Climate for Learning 4. Teaching Students How to Use Appropriate Social Skills 5. Helping Students Who Won't Accept Responsibility 6. Helping Students Who Lack Effective Interpersonal Skills 7. Addressing Students Who Cause Class Disruptions 8. Working With Students Who Have Special Needs Epilogue Final Thoughts References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412937016
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781412937016
  • weight: 857
  • ISBN10: 1412937019
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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