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- DescriptionToo often teachers and students experience violence directly and feel unsafe in their school environment, which diverts energy and resources from classroom instruction. Solutions to this ongoing problem include the installation of warning devices, metal detectors, and surveillance cameras, but ne of these methods have proven sufficient. The primary focus of this book is on teaching practices that promote safe and nviolent educational environments for children in schools. These practices are based on a systematic review recently conducted by the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Secret Service. Specific attention is devoted to teaching practices that reflect Nodding's theory of the ethics of care as well as Bronfenbrenner's ecological model. For teacher educators in K-12 schools and universities and inservice general and special education teachers.
- Author BiographyDenise Smith is an assistant professor at Indiana University South Bend, in the Department of Special Education. Before receiving her doctorate from the University of South Florida, she worked as a special education teacher for children with mild disabilities. Her current research interests include teacher reflection and school violence. She has recently co-authored a chapter on school violence and its impact on children with special needs.
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication04/02/2003
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationLanham
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Education
- Content Notereferences, index
- Weight236 g
- Width146 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edited byDenise Smith
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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