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50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior

Simple Solutions to Complex Challenges (Study Guide), 1st Edition

By Annette Breaux, Todd Whitaker


160 pages

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Written to accompany 50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior: Simple Solutions to Complex Challenges by Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, this Study Guide was written for the participants of seminars, book study groups, and other professional development events. This Study Guide serves as a roadmap to help you organize and work with your faculty study group. It provides assistance to staff developers, principals, team leaders, college professors, and other educational leaders who are working with teachers as they develop their professional skills.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Meet and Greet

2. A Letter of Introduction

3. Tools for Rules and Procedures

4. Are You All Right?

5. Stay Near, Dear

6. Believein Them!

7. Meting Out the Seating

8. Happy Notes to Parents

9. Their Own Notes to Parents

10. Make Them Responsible

11. Stress Success, Not Duress

12. Ethusiasm Breeds Enthusiasm

13. Pry For Why

14. A Laugh is Half

15. Student or Teaching Problem?

16. Learn What to Overlook

17. If You Sweat, They Win

18. Defuse the Bully

19. Hold Private Practice Sessions

20. Speak Awfully Softly

21. Teaching In Small Bites Makes Them Hungrier

22. Saving "Gotcha" for Behaving

23. Find the Gleaming and Redeeming

24. Join the Ranks of Thanks

25. Humiliation Breeds Retaliation

26. Beware the 90/10 Rule

27. We Care About Those Who Care About Us

28. A Nice, Polite, and Motivated as YOU?

29. Unmask the Mask

30. Don't Let the Mood Brood

31. Who's the Most Positive?

32. Become Interested in Their Interests

33. A Favor as a Lifesaver

34. Admit Your Mistakes

35. Seeing Eye to Eye

36. Bell-to-Bell Teaching

37. Smile, Smile, Smile!

38. Teaching with Urgency

39. Make it Doable and Chewable

40. Brag ABout Them to Others

41. The Diversion Excursion

42. Change the Way They Think

43. Nip It in the Bud

44. Discover the Beams of Their Dreams

45. Work That Body Language!

46. No Rest for the Weary

47. A Little Guilt Trip Goes a Long Way

48. Teach Them to Cope or They'll Create a Way!

49. Listen, Listen, Listen!

50. Only a Fool Loses His Cool

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Behavioral Management