1st Edition

Solving Behavior Problems in Math Class
Academic, Learning, Social, and Emotional Empowerment, Grades K-12

ISBN 9781596671607
Published September 27, 2010 by Routledge
152 Pages

USD $24.95

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Book Description

Reduce the number of discipline issues that arise in your math classroom with ideas from math education expert Jennifer Taylor-Cox. In this book, you'll learn a variety of ways to handle disruptive, disinterested, avoidant, and/or disrespectful students in K-12 math classrooms.

Using realistic, case-by-case examples, the author reveals practical strategies for eliminating teacher-student tensions related to power struggles, bullying, disengagement, and more.

Contents include:

  • Theories of Blame and Remedy
  • A New Perspective: Empowering Students
  • K-5 Students and Situations
  • Middle School and High School Students and Situations
  • Smart Moves

Emphasizing a positive, constructive approach to discipline, this book is perfect for teachers implementing MTSS and for any teachers who want to solve behavior problems by empowering students academically, socially, and emotionally.

Table of Contents

About the Author

  1. The Past
    Theories of Blame
    Theories of Remedy
  2. A New Perspective - Empowering Students
    Academic Empowerment
    Learning Empowerment
    Social Empowerment
    Emotional Empowerment
  3. K-5 Math Students and Situations
    Tonya Tantrum
    Raymond the Runner
    Screaming Scott
    Booker the Bully
    Lizbeth the Lifter
    Disinterested Diondre
    Mouthy Maria
  4. Middle School and High School Students and Situations
    Daydreamer Dewain
    Texting Tashi
    Felix the Fighter
    Rude Rashanda
    Carlos the Clown
    Sleepy Susanna
    Arrogant Anna
  5. Smart Moves
    Creating Shared Classroom Expectations
    Avoiding Power Struggles
    Preventing Bullying
    Having a Crisis Plan
    Holding Class Meetings
    Empowering Decision Makers
    Building Respect Among Class Members
    Working Effectively with Parents
    Monitoring Progress and Making Adjustments
    Final, Final Thoughts

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