by Theresa Connolly, MA, Tom Dowd, MA, Andrea Criste, MEd, Cathy Nelson, MS, Lisa Tobias, MS
Here's how to foster a positive, supportive, structured classroom setting, one where disruptive behavior and office referrals decrease and students' time on-task increases.
Here's how to foster a positive, supportive, structured classroom setting, one where disruptive behavior and office referrals decrease and students time on-task increases.
The 162-page book describes the Boys Town Education Model, used successfully in hundreds of elementary, middle, and high schools nationwide. Included are:
- A Social Skills Curriculum that encompasses adult and peer relationships, school rules, and classroom behavior.
- Teaching Interactions that manage student behavior while teaching appropriate alternative behaviors.
- Administrative Intervention that offers a therapeutic, teaching alternative to traditional suspension practices.
Other program components discussed are student rights, problem-solving, Effective Praise, Preventive Teaching, behavior contracting, and working with parents. Also supplied for your use are examples of school notes and behavior contracts, social skills for special education or young students, a comprehensive reference list, and index.
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