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“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.’”

—Deborah Alexander-Davis

Educational Consultant

“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 ...

Classroom Strategies for the Teacher
Classroom strategies for the teacher

In this chapter, we focus on specific classroom strategies that can make a difference with students who have behavior difficulties. Many problems in school have their roots firmly planted outside the classroom, but for now we want to focus on you, the teacher. What can you do in your classroom to be successful with your students? How can you get them to listen without telling them to listen? How can you get them to quiet down without telling them to quiet down? How can you get them to ask thoughtful questions without telling them to ask thoughtful questions?

Great teachers have proven that great lessons are the great equalizer. A stimulating lesson will engage students with even ...

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