Solutions to Critical Behavioral Issues in the Classroom
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This highly practical reference is organized around the problem behaviors that K-6teachers see as the greatest barriers to student success--and the positive behaviors they value the most. Of particular value to educators, the book matches proven intervention techniques to specific target behaviors. Hill M. Walker presents exemplary strategies for managing such classroom challenges as defiance, low motivation, and aggression. He also reviews ways to build all students' skills for following directions, staying on task, coping with frustration, getting along with peers, and more. The book includes illustrative case examples and a section that clearly explains key principles of behavior management. Reproducible handouts and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
Hill M. Walker, PhD, is Emeritus Professor of Special Education and Co-Director of the Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior at the University of Oregon. He is also Senior Research Scientist at the Oregon Research Institute. Dr. Walker has focused his career on conducting research to better understand, identify, and remediate the behavioral challenges experienced by at-risk students in grades K-12, with a specialization in preschoolers and elementary students. He has 235 publications, including 20 books, and is a recipient of the Kauffman–Hallahan–Pullen Distinguished Researcher Award from the Council for Exceptional Children and the Research Award from the National Center for School Mental Health, among other honors.