Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn : Positive Classroom Management Strategies

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  • Copyright: 2012-01-17
  • Publisher: Corwin
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Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn gives teachers solutions to a broad spectrum on behavioral issues, from preventative methods to intervention best practices. This accessible, step-by-step guide will be an indispensible resource for new and veteran teachers, offering easy-to-implement methods for classroom management and student engagement tailored to individual student needs. With increasing class size and ever increasing student diversity, this book provides teachers with the strategies and scaffolding needed to have confidence and control, allowing them to focus on instruction and learning and avoiding burnout.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. x
About the Authorp. xii
Introductionp. 1
Introduction to Student Motivationp. 2
Why Do Youngsters Misbehave?p. 3
Motivation Definedp. 6
Connecting With Studentsp. 11
Modifying Student Behaviorp. 12
Conclusionp. 13
Process and Applyp. 15
Setting Up a Class Environment for Successp. 16
Preparing Yourself for the School Yearp. 17
Other Preparations for the School Yearp. 19
The First Day of Classp. 23
The Second Day of Classp. 29
Process and Applyp. 30
Behavior Improvement Strategies for Individual Studentsp. 31
Defining Acceptable Behaviorp. 32
The Daily Performance Sheetp. 33
Individual Student Management Preceptsp. 36
Derailing Disruptorsp. 39
The Redemption Planp. 43
Knowing When to Push the Ejection Buttonp. 44
Using Out of Class Time Effectivelyp. 46
Strategies for Using the Class to Manage Individual Studentsp. 52
Additional Allies in the Effort to Improve Individual Behaviorp. 55
Process and Applyp. 60
Strategies for Managing Classroom Behaviorp. 61
Establishing a Good Learning Environmentp. 62
Entry Activities as a Management and Instructional Toolp. 68
Helping Students Stay on Taskp. 72
Gaining and Keeping Controlp. 73
Managing Conflictp. 77
Dealing With Interruptionsp. 81
Addressing Open Challengesp. 84
Mutinyp. 87
Working With Administrationp. 89
If Something Can Go Wrong, It Willp. 90
Class Closurep. 92
Summary: Common Classroom Scenarios Guiding Parameters and Corrective Interventionsp. 93
Process and Applyp. 98
Academic Motivationp. 99
Creating an Environment that Motivates Studentsp. 100
Using Grades to Motivate High-Functioning Defiant and Disruptive Studentsp. 103
Addressing Problems With Academic Performancep. 106
Working With Unmotivated Studentsp. 109
The EX Bank A Strategy for Arresting Apathyp. 111
Process and Applyp. 115
Students With Disabilities in the General Education Classroomp. 116
Development of Behavioral Disordersp. 117
Working With Students With Behavioral Disordersp. 119
Academic Accommodationsp. 121
Strategies for Managing Behaviorp. 122
Addressing More Severe Behavior Problemsp. 126
Helping Students Deal With Anxietyp. 128
Addressing Cognitive Disabilitiesp. 130
Process and Applyp. 132
Building Winning Relationshipsp. 133
Essentials for Working With Disruptive and Defiant Studentsp. 134
Positive Approaches that Build Relationshipsp. 135
What Works After the Relationship is Builtp. 141
Emotional Banking A Concept for Understanding Relationshipsp. 143
Class Environments that Foster Winning Relationshipsp. 146
Making Yourself Obsoletep. 147
How You'll Know When You Have Built Winning Relationshipsp. 149
A Parting Thoughtp. 150
Process and Applyp. 151
Concluding Thoughtsp. 152
Why Do We Teach?p. 152
Qualities of Effective Teachersp. 153
Improving Your Skillsp. 155
The Need for New Toolsp. 156
The Bottom Linep. 156
References and Resourcesp. 158
Indexp. 161
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