"The content is crucial for classroom teachers who want to help children learn alternatives to aggression. The authors don't just 'talk the talk,' they 'walk the walk.'"
"The authors provide a clear rationale for teaching values and behaviors that can go a long way toward building learning communities."
—Barbara K. Given, Codirector, Adolescent and Adult Learning Research Center
George Mason University
Use these innovative strategies and provide positive role models for classroom and schoolwide behavior!
From the authors of the Discipline with Dignity series, this practical resource offers the best motivational practices that make difficult students want to behave. This book emphasizes specific things to say and do to stop most problems before they start and how to handle disruptive student incidents without losing your dignity or attacking theirs. Teachers, administrators and counselors will find guidance for:
- Teaching conflict resolution and anger management
- Ending complaints of "That's not fair"
- Stopping power struggles
- Helping students prevent and respond to bullying
- Developing effective school rules and consequences
This invaluable resource is ideal for educators dedicated to creating and sustaining safe, stable school environments where learning can flourish.