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Updated Edition of Bestseller

Rethinking Classroom Management
Strategies for Prevention, Intervention, and Problem Solving

Second Edition


December 2009 | 248 pages | Corwin
"Many of today's discipline problems result from student responses to outdated practices. This book lives up to its title, providing innovative approaches that demonstrate leadership rather than management. Teachers discover creative and proactive ways to engage students in the development of learning environments that are positively charged, cooperatively structured, and self-governed."
—Dutchess Maye, Fellow for Instructional Design
North Carolina Teacher Academy, Morrisville, NC

A classroom leadership model of prevention, intervention, and problem solving for both teachers and students!

Emphasizing a leadership model for effective classroom management rather than relying on strategies for compliance and control, this updated edition of the bestseller describes a comprehensive approach that encourages teachers to reevaluate their beliefs, roles, and practices and engages students as partners in creating a powerfully supportive learning environment.

Offering a unique perspective on classroom leadership that helps teachers address potential problems before learning is disrupted, this resource shows how integrating leadership into daily classroom life enhances learning by strengthening students' autonomy, self-esteem, and connectedness with others. Reflecting the author's years of experience and filled with more real-life examples, new techniques, and ready-to-use worksheets, the book:

  • Provides an interactive process that allows teachers to foster leadership in themselves and their students
  • Includes classroom connections, personal connections, examples, checklists, and reflective questions

With its distinctive and creative perspective on classroom management, Rethinking Classroom Management, Second Edition encourages teachers to become mentors and facilitators, rather than classroom managers, as they empower students to actively participate in their own learning.


 
Foreword by Marsha Speck
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Part I. Rethinking Our Role in the Classroom
 
1. Shifting From Manager to Leader
 
2. Shifting Our Style to Match Our Beliefs
 
Part II. The Four “Ps” of Prevention: Personal, Prerequisites, Parameters, and Participation
 
3. Personal Relationships for Trust: The First “P” of Prevention
 
4. Prerequisites for Success: The Second “P” of Prevention
 
5. Parameters for Cooperation: The Third “P” of Prevention
 
6. Participation for Involvement: The Fourth “P” of Prevention
 
Part III. Intervention Techniques and Problem-Solving Strategies
 
7. Rethinking Classroom Interventions for Cooperation and Safety
 
8. Solution-Focused Problem-Solving Strategies
 
References
 
Suggested Readings
 
Index
Key features
  • Filled with practical, research-based, classroom-tested strategies
  • Includes worksheets, charts, exercises, practice tasks, action plans, self-assessments, and reflective activities
  • The author has years of experience as a teacher, educational consultant, and leadership coach, and the material has been tested and modified in countless workshops
  • Integrates pieces of brain-compatible learning, emotional intelligence, and character education into a framework of classroom leadership—and supports violence prevention and improved learning

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