Positive Discipline in the Classroom: Developing Mutual Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in Your Classroom (Paperback)

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The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever
Over the years millions of parents and teachers have used the amazingly effective strategies of Positive Discipline to restore order and civility to their classrooms and homes. And in today's classroom, where teachers must compete with digital distractions for their students' attention while trying to satisfy increasingly demanding academic standards, it is more important than ever that educators be able to combat apathy, instill vital problem-solving skills, and create a climate that maximizes learning.
Now you too can use the time tested Positive Discipline strategies as a foundation for fostering cooperation, problem-solving skills, and mutual respect in children. This new edition of "Positive Discipline in the Classroom" is updated with essential tools for the modern teacher. Imagine, instead of controlling behavior, you can be teaching; instead of confronting apathy, you will enjoy motivated, eager students Inside, you'll learn 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
-Learn why involving students in solving problems is much more effective than punishment
-Understand the motivation behind students' behavior instead of looking for causes
-And much more

"A must for every educator. The jargon-free concepts and strategies are easy to follow and have changed my life as a principal, as well as the lives of my teachers and students." - Bill Scott, Principal of Birney Elementary, Marietta, Georgia
"This book should be standard operating procedure. I highly recommend it to anyone who seeks to teach young people " - Robert W. Reasoner, president of the International Council for Self-Esteem
"Transforms the way teachers view themselves and their students. The activities in this book show how learning shifts from head to heart, where positive change can really take route." - Dina Emser, M.A., former elementary school principal and education consultant.

About the Author

<b>Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., </b>coauthor of the bestselling <i>Positive Discipline</i> series, is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist. Her books have sold over a million copies. She lives in Salt Lake City.

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.
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.

Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., is a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist, and an internationally known speaker. Lynn Lott, M.A., M.F.T., is a therapist and author of more than eighteen books and manuals. H. Stephen Glenn, Ph.D., coauthored the bestselling classics "Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World" and "7 Strategies for Developing Capable Students,"
Product Details
ISBN: 9780770436575
ISBN-10: 0770436579
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
Publication Date: July 16th, 2013
Pages: 250
Language: English