Creating Caring Classrooms

How to Encourage Students to Communicate, Create, and Be Compassionate of Others

Creating Caring Classrooms


The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline

Helping Students Learn Self-Control, Responsibility, and Respect, K-6

The Caring Teacher's Guide to Discipline

Help students deal with anger, correct misbehavior, and prevent misunderstandings! This third edition of Marilyn E. Gootman’s bestseller shows novice and veteran teachers how to guide student behavior by developing positive, supportive relationships. With summaries at the end of each chapter, the revised edition offers a new chapter on establishing a caring classroom community, guidelines on how to handle cyberbullying, and an updated and expanded resource list featuring literature and programs on classroom discipline. Teachers can help children by: Setting realistic rules and expectations for conduct Developing students’ problem-solving techniques Encouraging open communication to resolve disagreements Creating partnerships with parents

Classroom Management

Creating a Successful K-12 Learning Community

Classroom Management

A practical guide to what can be accomplished utilizing the technical aspects of Classroom Management, this invaluable resource will not only help educators learn how to build positive classroom communities, but also outline methods for involving students in the creation of their learning environment. The Sixth Edition has been updated to include a new chapter on communication skills for teaching, incorporated classroom case studies in each chapter, and includes updates using the latest management research in several chapters.

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools

7 Steps to an Engaging Classroom Practice

Expecting Excellence in Urban Schools

A seven-step plan for really engaging our urban students! One of the most immediate challenges in K–12 schools lies in implementing powerful pedagogy which emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally engages students. This book supplies the missing threads through a framework for student engagement. You will explore a seven step process for emotionally, intellectually, and behaviorally engaging students with a wealth of strategies, techniques, and tools which create an engaging educational experience. Drawing on his more than twenty years in struggling classrooms, Jabari provides: Seven cohesive steps for planning, delivering, and reflecting on engaging learning experiences Techniques for forging deeper connections with students Strategies to transform students’ perceived “deficits” into instructional assets

Teaching Kids to Care & Cooperate

50 Easy Writing, Discussion & Art Activities that Help Develop Self-esteem, Responsibility, & Respect for Others

Teaching Kids to Care & Cooperate

J.L. Gili’s selection of Lorca’s poems in Spanish, with his own unassuming prose versions as guides to the originals, first appeared in 1960. With its excellent introduction and selection it remains a perfect introductory guide to the great poet. The book is ideal for newcomers to Lorca who know, or are prepared to grapple with, a little Spanish. It influenced a generation of readers and poets, including Ted Hughes who first encountered Lorca through this book. Spain’s most celebrated modern poet, Federico García Lorca was born in 1898 near Granada. Poet, dramatist, musician and artist, he was the author of The Gypsy Ballad Book’ (1928) and Poet in New York’ (1940). After his return from New York and Cuba to Republican Spain in 1930, he devoted himself to the theatre, writing three tragedies including Blood Wedding’ (1933). An outspoken supporter of the Republic, he was assassinated at the height of his fame by Nationalist partisans in Granada in 1936, on the eve of the Spanish Civil War.

Lost and Found

CARTIE Classrooms for Reclaiming Students

Lost and Found

Based on the teaching experience of author David Boers, and supported by literature and research in the field, Lost and Found shares successful ways of developing a classroom in which learning can occur to a meaningful degree. Boers offers multiple methods of establishing personal relationships for enhancing cooperation to give hope and encouragement for teachers of reluctant or discouraged learners. In the final analysis, he offers a formula for creating an environment in which both students and teachers feel comfortable, cooperative, happy, and successful.

Bulletproof Vests Vs. the Ethic of Care

Which Strategy is Your School Using?

Bulletproof Vests Vs. the Ethic of Care

Assists teacher educators in schools and universities in developing curricula that promote policy and practice in creating safe and nonviolent educational environments for American children.

Identity Safe Classrooms

Places to Belong and Learn

Identity Safe Classrooms

Every child valued and empowered to learn—this book shows you how! This book focuses on strategies that positively affect student learning and attachment to schooling, in spite of social inequalities. Research shows that students in identity safe classrooms learn better and like school more than peers in other classrooms. In identity safe classrooms, teachers strive to ensure that students: Feel their identity is an asset rather than a barrier to success Experience diversity as a resource for learning Form positive relationships with fellow students and their teacher Learn in an environment with a challenging curriculum and high expectations Develop a sense of belonging and empathy for others as they learn to use pro-social skills and practice cooperation

The Inclusive Classroom

The Inclusive Classroom

New ways to deliver special education services and supports.