Effective Classroom Management for Social, Emotional, and Academic Success
Jane Nelsen, Ed.D. and Kelly Gfroerer Ph.D.
MORE THAN 2 MILLION POSITIVE DISCIPLINE BOOKS SOLD
The Positive Discipline method has proved to be an invaluable resource for teachers who want to foster creative problem-solving within their students, giving them the behavioral skills they need to understand and process what they learn. In Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers, you will learn how to successfully incorporate respectful, solution-oriented approaches to ensure a cooperative and productive classroom. Using tools like “Connection Before Correction,” “Four Problem-Solving Steps,” and “Focusing on Solutions,” teachers will be able to focus on student-centered learning, rather than wasting time trying to control their students’ behavior. Each tool is specifically tailored for the modern classroom, with examples and positive solutions to each and every roadblock that stands in the way of cooperative learning.
Complete with the most up-to-date research on classroom management and the effectiveness of the Positive Discipline method, this comprehensive guide also includes helpful teacher stories and testimonials from around the world. You will learn how to:
– Model kind and firm leadership in the classroom
– Keep your students involved and intrinsically motivated
– Improve students’ self-regulation
The 49 Most Effective Methods to Stop Power Struggles, Build Communication, and Raise Empowered, Capable Kids
Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Mary Nelsen Tamborski and Brad Ainge
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Do you wish there was a way to raise well-behaved children without punishment? Are you afraid the only alternative is being overly indulgent? With Positive Discipline, an encouragement model based on both kindness and firmness, you don’t have to choose between these two extremes. Using these 49 Positive Discipline tools, honed and perfected after years of real-world research and feedback, you’ll be able to work with your children instead of against them. The goal isn’t perfection but providing you with the techniques you need to help your children develop the life and social skills you hope for them, such as respect for self and others, problem-solving ability, and self-regulation. The tenets of Positive Discipline consistently foster mutual respect so that any child—from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager—can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline without losing his or her dignity.
In this new parenting guidebook, you’ll find day-to-day exercises for parents to improve their parenting skills, along with success stories from parents worldwide who have benefited from the Positive Discipline philosophy.
With training tools and personal examples from the authors, you will learn:
- The “hidden belief” behind a child’s misbehavior, and how to respond accordingly
- The best way to focus on solutions instead of dwelling on the negative
- How to encourage your child without pampering or praising
- How to teach your child to make mistakes and follow through on agreements
- How to foster creative thinking
Author of The “Me, Me, Me” Epidemic and If I Have to Tell You One More Time…
Positive Discipline Parenting Tools is a powerful foundation builder and problem solver for any parent. Whether you have a toddler, teen, or any age in between, you’ll find this book filled with real life experiences and real world strategies – plus step-by-step instructions to help you through the toughest parenting issues. I urge every parent to pick up a copy and start reading today! It’s a keeper!
Author of Honey, I Wrecked the Kids and Ain’t Misbehavin’
“A must read for all parents. Every page will be dog eared for future reference. Besides offering up theory and techniques that are effective and transformative for families, Positive Discipline Parenting Tools is filled with real life stories from parents around the world. The details in these stories both deepen the learning and inspire. A joy to read and easy to implement immediately.”
Bestselling author of ScreamFree Parenting
“With Positive Disciple Parenting Tools, the authors have delivered a clear, research-based guide for training our children to motivate themselves, and ultimately manage their own behavior. What a gift to all of us striving to put down the sticks and carrots, and lead with loving guidance instead.”