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Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline

Helping Young Students Learn Self-control, Responsibility and Respect



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The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline: Helping Young Students Learn Self-control, Responsibility and Respect by Marilyn E. Gootman
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'A delight to read! This book is thoughtful, practical, and extremely respectful of teachers and the multiple judgements needed to educate young children well.' Carl D Glickman University of Georgia This fully updated Second Edition-including a new chapter on bullying-is a practical guide to teaching students the skills of appropriate behavior and ways to avoid inappropriate behavior. This approach helps students develop self-control and offers strategies for setting limits, giving students responsibility, and helping them develop self-control and offers strategies for setting limits, giving students responsibility and helping them develop confidence in their abilities. Students learn to solve problems, make good judgements, and correct their own misbehaviour.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Carl D Glickman Introduction Caring Teachers can Make a Difference Setting the Stage for Appropriate Behavior Expectations, Limits and Rules Encouragement, Praise and Rewards Creating a Community of Caring Listeners and Talkers Harnessing and Challenging Anger into Constructive Outlets What to do after Students Misbehave Problem Solving as a Tool for Teachers Problem Solving as a Tool for Students Strategies for Chronic, Annoying Misbehaviors Bullying Prevention and Intervention Enhancing Resilience Strategies for Misbehaving Resulting from Trauma

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
January 25th, 2001
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
Corwin Press Inc
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