Setting Limits in the Classroom

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Setting Limits in the Classroom

A Complete Guide to Effective Classroom Management with a School-Wide Discipline Plan

By Robert J. MacKenzie; Lisa Stanzione

Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780307591722, 383pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2010

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That's why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in "Setting Limits in the Classroom." This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to punishment and permissiveness moving beyond traditional methods that wear you down and get you nowhere.
Topics include:
Eliminating power struggles and handling disruptions quickly
Establishing an effective environment for learning
Using natural and logical consequences to support your rules
Conducting proactive, focused parent conferences
New research and techniques for supporting special-needs children
With its new focus on younger students and special tools for handling strong-willed
children, this edition offers schoolteachers the tools they need to gain control of their classrooms respectfully and effectively.