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- DescriptionMinimize problem behavior and maximize student success! Acting-out behavior by students manifests in ways that make classroom management and academic success very challenging. In this time- and field-tested resource, Colvin and Scott present a system for understanding acting-out behavior in terms of seven phases and correcting it before it gets in the way of student engagement and learning. The newly updated edition draws on the latest research to deliver a clear roadmap for educators to assess acting-out behavior and to design effective interventions in a clear, systematic, and achievable matter. Rooted in applied behavior analysis, sound instructional principles, and functional behavior assessment, Colvin and Scott's method includes: Strategies for each phase of the acting-out cycle-from structuring the classroom, to managing agitation and escalated behavior, to recoveryCase studies that distill concrete action steps from the book's concepts Checklists, tools, resources, and templates for applying the book's principles to any classroom. No educator should be without this definitive guide to classroom management and social skill development that sets the stage for student success in school.
- Author BiographyGeoff Colvin draws on his experience as a classroom teacher and administrator, researcher at the University of Oregon, and national public school consultant. Recognized as a national expert on the subjects of school safety and violence prevention, Colvin has provided inservice training for teachers and administrators in more than 100 school districts and agencies nationally and internationally. He recently served as research associate at the University of Oregon and independent consultant in the areas of schoolwide discipline, school climate, school safety, and violence prevention, and has also directed a juvenile detention school and a program for seriously emotionally disturbed youth. Colvin has authored more than sixty publications, books, book chapters, journal articles, and video programs on the subject of teaching and managing students with problem behavior. Terrance M. Scott is the Associate Dean for Research and is a Professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. He began his career as a counselor in residential treatment and has worked with students with challenging behaviors across a variety of settings. Having received his Ph.D. in Special Education at the University of Oregon, he has conducted over 1000 presentations and training activities throughout the U.S. and across the world, and has successfully competed for more than $12.5 million in external grant funding. In 2004 he received the Distinguished Early Career Award from the Research Division of the International Council for Exceptional Children and in 2012 he received the Outstanding National Leadership Award from the Council for Children with Behavior Disorders and was elected President of this organization in 2013. His research interests focus on school-wide prevention systems, the role of instructional variables in managing student behavior, functional behavior assessment/intervention, and scientific research in education. He lives in Louisville, KY with his wife of 30 years, Anne.
- Author(s)Geoffrey T. Colvin,Terrance M. Scott
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication15/12/2014
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCorwin Press Inc
- Width177 mm
- Height254 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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