Implementing a schoolwide discipline and safe schools program
Teaching students interpersonal, social problem solving, conflict prevention and resolution, and emotional coping skills
Guiding professional development, staff and student buy-in, and evaluation
Strengthening parent and community outreach and involvement
Included are classroom charts and posters, implementation steps and worksheets, and action plans and checklists. Case studies from more than 20 years of research and practice demonstrate how the book's strategies create positive climates, pro-social interactions, and effective management approaches from classroom to common school areas. The results? The students involved are more cooperative and academically engaged; have fewer disciplinary problems; are more socially successful; and earn higher grades and test scores.