Synopses & Reviews
Contrasts the idea of discipline -- doing things to students to control how they act -- with an approach of working with students to create caring communities where decisions are made together. Packed with stories from real classrooms, seasoned with humor, and grounded in a vision as practical as it is optimistic.
Table of Contents
The nature of children -- Blaming the kids -- Bribes and threats -- Punishment lite : "consequences" and pseudochoice -- How not to get control of the classroom -- A classroom of their choosing -- The classroom as community -- Solving problems together.