What Do You Say When

Author: Hal Holloman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317926870
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Do you remember a time when you used the right words at the right moment, and they made all the difference? With the aim of helping you repeat that experience every day, this book provides hundreds of examples of what we call “Best Practice Language” (BPL), a research-based technique designed to help teachers use words to improve student behavior – in the classroom and beyond. In their years of working at the K-12 levels, educators Hal Holloman and Peggy H. Yates have identified the exact phrases and key words you can use to handle: recurring disruptions, inappropriate outbursts, and students’ low self-confidence, among other classroom realities. BPL will enable you to: Set your expectations clearly on the first day of school Prevent and resolve conflicts between students Create a safe haven for shy, apprehensive students Establish meaningful relationships with students built on trust Help students foster a respect for themselves, their peers, and for adults Maintain a positive classroom environment that encourages personal responsibility Whether you're a new teacher, a veteran teacher, a pre-service teacher, or school administrator, the tools in this book will help you use words effectively, in ways that resonate with students and provide them with clear and promising direction.

Classroom Management

Author: Paul Burden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119352894
Format: PDF, ePub
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A practical guide to what can be accomplished utilizing the technical aspects of Classroom Management, this invaluable resource will not only help educators learn how to build positive classroom communities, but also outline methods for involving students in the creation of their learning environment. The Sixth Edition has been updated to include a new chapter on communication skills for teaching, incorporated classroom case studies in each chapter, and includes updates using the latest management research in several chapters.

BRAVO Principal

Author: Sandra Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131752974X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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It is only through effective leadership actions that principals can become outstanding leaders. By building relationships that value all stakeholders—including teachers, students, parents, and community members—your actions will lead to a thriving school. This book provides you with the tools for emphasizing shared purpose, caring, integrity, and honesty so you can Build Relationships with Actions that Value Others. In this updated edition, you’ll find out how to: Establish trusting relationship based on mutual support, respect, and empowerment. Demonstrate cultural responsiveness by embracing diversity and integrating multicultural awareness throughout the curriculum. Employ creative concern-solving strategies and address conflicts with students, parents, and staff. Develop a learning culture to nurture student and teacher achievement. Each chapter concludes with a set of review questions to help you to reflect, evaluate, and improve upon your leadership skills. Filled with suggestions for actions that you can apply today, this book shows you how to become a BRAVO Principal!

The Power of Our Words

Author: Paula Denton
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 189298959X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Simple changes in a teacher's language can bring about profound changes in students and classrooms. By paying attention to your words and tone of voice, you will: Increase students' engagement with academicsBuild positive communityMore effectively manage your classroom That is the message of The Power of Our Words, a book that has changed the teaching lives of tens of thousands of educators since it was first published in 2007. In this updated second edition you will find practical information to help you: Lead students in envisioning themselves achieving successUse questions that encourage deep and creative thinkingListen to students in ways that support their growthReinforce students efforts and remind or redirect them when they go off track. Throughout, you will find an increased emphasis on using teacher language to support academic engagement and critical thinking skills as called for in the Common Core State Standards. And an updated, livelier format makes this second edition even easier to read.

75 Quick and Easy Solutions to Common Classroom Disruptions

Author: Bryan Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317924770
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This very well organized book is packed with practical solutions to the most common classroom problems – side talk, rude behavior, calling out, students losing focus, and students refusing even to try. Every solution is classroom-tested, highly effective, and quick and easy to implement! Use this book to help make your classroom a happier, more productive learning environment – one in which your students thrive and everyone benefits!

50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior

Author: Annette L. Breaux
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 1596671327
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is a must-read reference for teachers, both new and experienced. Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, two of the field's most highly respected authors and presenters, share 50 simple, straightforward techniques for improving student behavior. Each practical, well-defined strategy can be applied in classrooms of all grade-levels and subjects. This book will help you increase student cooperation, participation, and achievement.

Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core

Author: Marilee Sprenger
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416615717
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Your students may recognize words like determine, analyze, and distinguish, but do they understand these words well enough to quickly and completely answer a standardized test question? For example, can they respond to a question that says "determine the point of view of John Adams in his Letter on Thomas Jefferson' and analyze how he distinguishes his position from an alternative approach articulated by Thomas Jefferson"? Students from kindergarten to 12th grade can learn to compare and contrast, to describe and explain, if they are taught these words explicitly. Marilee Sprenger has curated a list of the critical words students must know to be successful with the Common Core State Standards and any other standardized assessment they encounter. Fun strategies such as jingles, movements, and graphic organizers will engage students and make learning these critical words enjoyable and effective. Learning the critical vocabulary will help your students with testing and college and career readiness, and will equip them with confidence in reading, writing, and speaking. Marilee Sprenger is also the author of How to Teach So Students Remember, Learning and Memory, and Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age.

Responsive School Discipline

Author: Chip Wood
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989433
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bring positive behavior to your school through strong, consistent, and positive discipline. In Responsive School Discipline two experienced administrators offer practical strategies for building a safe, calm, and respectful school-strategies based on deep respect for children and for staff. Each chapter targets one key discipline issue and starts with a checklist of action steps. For comprehensive discipline reform, go through the chapters in order. For help with a particular challenge, go right to the chapter you need.

The Behavior Code

Author: Jessica Minahan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781612501369
Format: PDF, Docs
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Based on a collaboration dating back nearly a decade, the authors--a behavioral analyst and a child psychiatrist--reveal their systematic approach for deciphering causes and patterns of difficult behaviors and how to match them with proven strategies for getting students back on track to learn. The Behavior Code includes user-friendly worksheets and other helpful resources.