The Tough Kid Book: Practical Classroom Management Strategies
Publish Date: 1992-12
Author: Ginger Rhode William R. Jenson H. Kenton Reavis
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Do you hate going to work on Mondays because of a small number of students who make your teaching life miserable? Do these students make you doubt your effectiveness, as well as wonder why you ever went into education? Do these tough kids argue with you continuously, throw tantrums, lack motivation, appear socially immature, and ruin the learning environment for other students? If you answered yes to any of these questions and want practical solutions, this book is for you. These ready-to-use, research-validated solutions have helped hundreds of thousands of teachers reduce disruptive behavior and make their classrooms pleasant and productive. This indispensable resource can help you do the same! Step by step strategies enable you to deal with aggression, arguing, tantrums, and poor academic progress. You'll be equipped with practical assessment tools; positive, proactive intervention strategies; tips for effective reinforcement; reductive techniques; guidelines for making precision requests; and more.