Managing Classroom Behaviors A Reflective Case-Based Approach

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/24/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Managing Classroom Behavioris written for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, both generalandspecial educators, who are currently in training or already teaching in the classroom. Based entirely on empirical research and richly illustrated with numerous examples on how behavior is managed in the classroom, this popular case book is widely used in the education community. Giving its readers a real-world look at the subject, it provides the opportunity for teachers to practice applying principles of behavior management through the analysis of actual case studies, self-questioning, and reflection. All case studies are includedin full in Part II of the text and portray teachersrs" actual experiences and opportunity for application by the reader. Widely diverse, the cases depict general and special educator, and describe students ranging from primary grades to high school. There are also multicultural cases and a discussion of multicultural issues. This updated edition features a new chapter on planning for the school year and managing the physical environment; a new special feature which makes direct and explicit links between chapters in Part I and specific cases in Part II; revised and updated case studies, with the inclusion ofallcase descriptions now in the text; reorganized inclusion of APA references and the APA Style Guide; and all chapters have gone through a thorough revision process.

Author Biography

James M. Kauffman has been a classroom teacher of emotionally disturbed and typically developing children. He has been a faculty member in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia since 1970, and has published widely about education in both books and journals.

Patricia L. Pullen


Mark P. Mostert


Stanley C. Trent

Table of Contents

Part I    Developing a Reflective Approach to Problems

Chapter 1   Analyzing Cases

Chapter 2   Planning for the Year and Managing the Physical Environment

Chapter 3   Identifying Behavior Problems

Chapter 4   Analyzing Behavior Problems

Chapter 5   Changing Behavior

Chapter 6   Talking with Students

Chapter 7   Using Peer Influence

Chapter 8   Working with Other Teachers and Other Professionals

Chapter 9   Working with Parents and Families


Part II    Cases for Analysis and Discussion

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