Learn how alternative discipline methods can create long-term change
Suspensions don’t work. They don’t improve behavior and they don’t address the social-emotional needs of students. It is time to change the culture of discipline in schools. There are better, alternative discipline methods that can create positive, meaningful long-term changes in the behavior of challenging students. Aligned with educational law, Don’t Suspend Me! is a user-friendly guide that gives educators the tools they need to apply these alternative methods. Readers will find
- A toolkit with alternative strategies to use for the most common behavior challenges
- Case study examples and testimonials from educators in the field
- Worksheets and exercises for the major discipline incidents that occur in schools
- Answers to commonly asked questions
Written by practitioners for practitioners, this book will help educators comply with new legal requirements, create meaningful change in the behavior of at-risk students, and ultimately develop more productive and empathetic citizens."Don’t Suspend Me! is needed across all schools. This book will give administrators an easy-to-follow plan while dealing with the variety of discipline issues on a daily basis."
Leo Castillo, Principal
Sanger Unified School District, Sanger, CA
"Don’t Suspend Me! offers a timely topic and gets into the nuts and bolts of the practitioner's point of view. The toolbox nature is exactly what is needed for those who have determined to try alternative discipline options and now need specific guidance on how to implement."
Jason Thompson, Assistant Principal
Jefferson Elementary, Schenectady, NY
"As a former public elementary school principal who believes in taking care of students’ emotional and social needs as well as their academic needs, I was happy to see this book that can be part of an administrator or teacher’s toolkit to help lower suspension rates." Read the full review of Don't Suspend Me! by Mary Langer Thompson on Middleweb.