The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever!
Over the years, millions of parents have come to trust the classic Positive Discipline series for its consistent, commmonsense approach to child rearing. Hundreds of schools also use these amazingly effective strategies for restoring order and civility to today's turbulent classrooms. Now you too can use this philosophy as a foundation for fostering cooperation, problem-solving skills, and mutual respect in children. Imagine, instead of controlling behavior, you can be teaching; instead of confronting apathy, you will enjoy motivated, eager students! Inside, you'll discover how to:
·Create a classroom climate that enhances academic learning
·Use encouragement rather than praise and rewards
·Instill valuable social skills and positive behavior through the use of class meetings
·Understand the motivation behind students' behavior instead of looking for causes
·And much more!
Over 1 million Positive Discipline books sold!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Table of Contents
1. The Positive Discipline Dream
2. The Significant Seven
3. The Message of Caring
4. Introducing Class Meetings
5. Eight Building Blocks for Effective Class Meetings
6. Communication Skills
7. Why People Do What They Do
8. Effective Problem-Solving Skills
9. Focusing on Solutions Instead of Punishment
10. Putting It All Together
11. Class Meetings and Beyond
12. Questions and Answers About Class Meetings
13. Positive Discipline Classroom Management Tools
14. Teachers Helping Teachers
About the Authors
About Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.
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. She lives in Salt Lake City.
About Lynn Lott
Lynn Lott, M.F.C.C., is the author and co-author of over a dozen books, including Positive Discipline A-Z and Positive Discipline for Teenagers. A popular speaker and therapist in Northern California, she has appeared on the Today show and other national broadcasts. She is the mother of two children and the stepmother of two more.
About H. Stephen Glenn
H. Stephen Glenn, Ph.D., is the coauthor of the bestselling classic Raising Self-Reliant Children (Prima) and the president of Capabilities, Inc., a company that provides resources and materials for business and industry, human services, and education and family life.