Building Classroom Discipline (9th Edition)

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9780205510726: Building Classroom Discipline (9th Edition)

The leading text in the field, this book analyzes the contributions of the leading authorities in discipline to show how their theories and systems can be used by teachers to create structures of positive discipline. The text analyzes 18 models of school discipline developed by educational thinkers over the past 60 years and shows how they can be applied in realistic situations. A unique contribution of the text is that the present-day theorists listed also coordinate with Professor Charles to ensure accuracy in the presentation of their models. Teachers are motivated to create a structure of positive discipline based on the most effective elements from traditional and current disciplinary approaches.

 

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Building Classroom Discipline helps teachers develop personal systems of discipline tailored to their individual philosophies and personalities, as well as to the needs of their schools and communities. The text presents the latest developments in classroom discipline, as well as historical and transitional models of discipline, developed by some of the most astute educational thinkers of the past half century. Comprehensive enough to serve as a primary text, yet compact enough for use with other texts, this book can be used for courses in discipline and classroom management, learning and instruction, methods and teaching, and educational psychology.


New to This Edition


* A new structure presents today’s major discipline strategies and tactics within “themes” rather than solely within separate theorists’ models of discipline.


* A new chapter on understanding and working productively with students whose behavior is affected by neurological issues (Chapter 3) addresses an emerging need in classrooms.


* New chapters featuring Harry Wong’s views of classroom management (Chapter 8) and Ronald Morrish’s views on teacher guidance in discipline (Chapter 13) keep this text current with the latest thinking.


* A new chapter focuses on the nature and uses of self-restitution and moral intelligence (Chapter 11).


* New material helps readers understand the roles that professionalism, INTASC standards, and the Praxis Series play in classroom discipline. 

 
* Expanded background information more clearly depicts the major historical efforts in discipline and how those efforts have led to today’s most popular discipline approaches.


* A video of selected authorities commenting on their work and models is available free to adopters of the text. Contact your sales representative for more information.

 

“The book [Building Classroom Discipline] is undoubtedly the best available on the topic.”

–Edward Vockell, Purdue University, Hammond

 

Building Classroom Discipline is a wonderful text to provide the backdrop for individual philosophies related to behavior management and guidance that needs to be challenged and developed.”

–Margaret Torrie, Iowa State University

About the Author:

C. M. Charles is Professor Emeritus at San Diego State University, where he directed innovative programs in teacher education and received multiple distinguished teaching and outstanding professor awards. An international consultant, Charles is author of more than 25 books, including Building Classroom Discipline, the leading text in its field for 25 years.

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