Synopses & Reviews
Teachers and parents all over the globe are struggling with children's behavioral problems. This comprehensive guide provides tried-and-true methods for turning these problems into opportunities for learning. Perfect for all grade levels, the book addresses everyday issues such as gum chewing, name calling, and disruptions, to more serious offenses such as graffiti, gangs, and violence. Presented in an easy-to-use alphabetical format, the book quickly enables the reader to find a specific problem. Following a discussion of the problem are practical suggestions, solutions, and ideas to prevent future occurrences. An inspirational story is included for each problem that is discussed.
This latest addition to Prima's bestselling Positive Discipline series includes:
The fifteen fundamental tools of positive discipline
Methods for approaching, discussing, and solving common classroom problems
Suggestions for establishing and maintaining a respectful, nurturing learning environment
Exercises for empowering students with problem-solving skills they can use in all aspects of their lives
About the Authors
Jane Nelsen, Ed. D. is coauthor of the bestseller, Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World.
Rosalyn Duffy is a preschool teacher and developmental specialist who lives in Seattle, Washington.
Linda Escobar is a school counselor for the elementary grades. She lives in Santa Rosa, California.
kate Ortolano is a workshop coordinator and teacher with the Family Education Center in Santa Rosa, California.
Debbie Owen-Sohocki, a teacher since 1972, is the parent-infant educator at the Regional School for theDeaf in Corpus Christi, Texas.
The philosophy of positive discipline is that of raising children in a positive environment enabling them to grow into secure, capable people. Tailored to the needs of parents, teachers, and anyone who works with children, Prima's "Positive Discipline" library is an invaluable resource.
This book covers every potential classroom dilemma, listing problems alphabetically for quick, easy reference. Packed with useful exercises and real-life stories, this book is written by teachers for teachers.
About the Author
Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., coauthor of the bestselling Positive Discipline series, is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist. Her books have sold over a million copies.