Managing Student Behavior
How to identify, understand, and defuse challenging classroom situations
Diffusing disruptive behaviors in the classroom
Managing Student Behavior provides an in-depth understanding of student behavior, including identifying factors that trigger and maintain negative, disruptive actions and attitudes. It provides an overview of appropriate reinforcement, which is fundamental in making positive behavior changes, and highlights many effective, evidence-based strategies that support permanent change. Real-life examples and anecdotes throughout the book illustrate a variety of classroom challenges, as well as strategies used to support positive change in each scenario. The author uses a conversational approach to connect with readers and provide a non-threatening environment in which to learn the basics of behavior and behavioral change.