"Waller has written a wonderfully engaging book for teachers on how to influence child behavior using nonpunitive and supportive ways. This book is thoroughly grounded in contemporary learning theory and infused with a twinkling sense of humor."
—Bruce A. Thyer, Professor of Social Work
Florida State University
Manage problem behaviors with solid techniques and a sense of humor!
Most of the disruptive, problematic, aggravating, or inconvenient behaviors that children develop can be changed by using good behavior support strategies. This highly readable, lighthearted book presents research-supported principles for positive behavioral management in a way that will appeal to teachers, administrators, and other professionals who work with children. Enabling readers to see the humor in working with challenging students, this book:
- Provides an overview of effective behavior management
- Offers short chapters that discuss basic behavioral strategies or principles through anecdotes and analogies
- Draws parallels to real-life situations
- Provides points to remember at the end of each chapter and suggested readings for related study
With easy-to-implement methods, The Educator's Guide to Solving Common Behavior Problems is an invaluable resource for teachers, administrators, and parents looking for ways to motivate children and remedy classroom behavior problems.