Constructive Classroom Management: Strategies for Creating Positive
Learning Environments provides teachers with practical ways to help
students manage their own behavior. The guide includes case materials
that illustrate the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation,
and reassessment processes needed for managing classroom behavior. It
also provides examples demonstrating a variety of situations in special
and general education classrooms at both the elementary and the secondary
Cooperative Discipline provides teachers with interventions and
encouragement strategies for working with all students, as well as provides
instructions for developing a classroom code of conduct and conflict resolution
procedures. The guide also provides strategies for including students,
parents, and others in the discipline process.
Democratic Discipline: Foundation & Practice provides teachers with background
information on the foundations and ideals of democratic principles. It
also gives suggestions on how teachers can incorporate democratic principals
in their discipline approach.
Discipline with Dignity (3 videotapes + leader's guide) offers
strategies and skills for dealing with angry and disruptive behavior while
positively affecting the lives of youth. The videotapes, which are designed
for staff development, are filmed in K-12, multicultural settings. The
guide provides everything needed to implement Discipline with Dignity
in your school (i.e., sample survey formats, memos, overheads, and suggested
structures for training).
Discipline with Dignity for Challenging Youth contains concepts
and classroom-tested techniques that educators can use to work more effectively
with their toughest students.
Power Struggles offers strategies and suggestions for preventing
disputes between educators and students. Mendler uses scenarios, examples,
and real-life situations to illustrate ways that teachers can diffuse
situations, avoid the hostility cycle, and handle the rest of the class
Rediscovering Hope: Our Greatest Teaching Strategy offers suggestions
on how to reach students who have lost hope. It also provides discipline
methods that are based on effective consequences for breaking rules and
Responsible Classroom Management for Teachers and Students provides
theoretical and practical background information on the stages of child
development and how relationships influence student behavior. It also
describes the Responsible Classroom Management (RCM) plan and provides
models for using the RCM plan at the elementary, middle, and secondary
Rethinking Student Discipline: Alternatives that Work provides
alternative strategies for dealing with school discipline problems. These
strategies emphasize creating a supportive school climate by having positive
parent-teacher expectations of students, respect for students, and good
communication. The book also describes an approach that one high school
used in developing its discipline-management program, as well as inschool
suspension programs, and practical considerations for building and training
successful problem-solving teams.
The Tough Kid Book: Practical Classroom Management Strategies is
a resource that provides both regular and special education teachers with
practical techniques for dealing with difficult children. The techniques
are designed to maximally reduce disruptive behavior, as well as provide
the children with behavioral, academic, and social survival skills.
The Well-Managed Classroom: Promoting Success Through Social Skills
Instruction describes the Boys Town Education Model and offers educators
teaching and management techniques that can be used in preschool through
high school classrooms.
Teaching Effective Classroom Routines offers step-by-step instruction
for teachers who want to establish more consistent routines for: greeting
students, signaling for attention, giving directions, providing feedback
and correction, ensuring student compliance, and grading on the spot.
Reproducible checklists, worksheets, and overhead transparency masters
Tough Kid Tool Box: Drs. Jenson, Reavis, and Rhode provide participants
with practical, effective, and easily monitored strategies that are designed
to reduce the disruptive behaviors of students with or without disabilities.
The workshop lasts 6 hours and is geared towards 5-8 educators, administrators,
The Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support
Prevention and Early Intervention: Collaboration and Practice
Prevention Strategies That Work
ProTeacher offers links and resources concerning classroom management.
Innovative Classroom provides teachers with classroom management
tips, as well as allows teachers to share ideas and ask questions of other
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