"A delight to read. The book is thoughtful, practical, and extremely respectful of teachers and of the multiple judgments needed to educate young children well."
From the Foreword by Carl D. Glickman
Chair, Program for School Improvement
The University of Georgia
This second edition of Marilyn E. Gootman’s best-selling book is a comprehensive guide to teaching students to do the right thing. With this insightful and important work, teachers can acquire the skills they need to help students practice self-control, solve problems, use good judgment, and correct their own misbehavior.
You’ll learn strategies to:Give students realistic expectations and establish rules for behavior Prevent and resolve misunderstandings using open communication Deal with anger (yours or your students’) Communicate more effectively in order to prevent or resolve misunderstanding Develop and use problem-solving techniques Reach students with trauma-and dysfunction-associated behavioral problems Create effective partnerships with parents
With updated insights and a new chapter on "Bullying: Prevention and Intervention," this new edition of a powerful classic is a necessary resource for new and experienced teachers alike.
Marilyn E. Gootman, Ed.D., is founder of Gootman Education Associates, an educational consulting company that provides workshops and seminars for parents and educators, focusing on successful strategies for raising and teaching children. She has been in the teaching profession for over 25 years, and her teaching experiences range from elementary school to the university level. She holds degrees from Simmons College and Brandeis University and a doctorate from the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Loving Parents’ Guide to Discipline and When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing....Continua