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



January 2012 | 184 pages | Corwin

Email Rich Korb at korbri@gmail.com for information about accompanying DVDs that demonstrate live classroom application!


How to stay calm, cool, and in control of your classroom

Today's teachers face more challenges than ever before in managing student behavior in the classroom. New teachers often find themselves underprepared for the realities of hard-to-engage students and increased class size. Rich Korb brings extensive teaching and administrative experience to his collection of strategies designed to keep you and your students focused on learning. This accessible, step-by-step guide for new and veteran teachers offers easy-to-implement methods that help you:

  • Motivate and engage students
  • Set up your classroom to prevent disruptive behavior
  • Stay calm in the face of adverse situations
  • Reduce the effect of misbehavior on other students' learning
  • Respond to inappropriate behavior effectively
  • Avoid burning out

This powerful staff development program is filled with strategies you can read today and apply tomorrow. They have been classroom tested and praised by teachers looking for guidance when they wanted to scream, yell, or cry. This book will reignite your love of teaching as you reap the rewards of a well-managed classroom.

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
1. Introduction to Student Motivation
 
2. Setting Up a Class Environment for Success
 
3. Behavior Improvement Strategies for Individual Students
 
4. Strategies for Managing Classroom Behavior
 
5. Academic Motivation
 
6. Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
 
7. Building Winning Relationships
 
8. Concluding Thoughts
 
References and Resources
 
Index

"Rich Korb has a wealth of experience in dealing with the defiant and alienated students who disrupt classes and other students’ learning. This valuable book provides strong support on important cultural changes and student behavior management that will provide an inclusive and engaging school environment for all students."

Neil MacNeill, Principal
Ellenbrook Primary School, Western Australia

"This book offers very specific ways a classroom teacher can implement behavior modifications when the school does not have a strong behavior system in place. The detailed, step-by-step methods of implementing the behavior modification provide teachers something they can read and begin using immediately."

Michelle Strom, Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Fort Riley Middle School, KS

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Chapter One: Introduction to Student Motivation


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