Help students deal with anger, correct misbehavior, and prevent misunderstandings! This third edition of Marilyn E. Gootman's bestseller shows vice and veteran teachers how to guide student behavior by developing positive, supportive relationships. With summaries at the end of each chapter, the revised edition offers a new chapter on establishing a caring classroom community, guidelines on how to handle cyberbullying, and an updated and expanded resource list featuring literature and programs on classroom discipline. Teachers can help children by: Setting realistic rules and expectations for conductDeveloping students' problem-solving techniquesEncouraging open communication to resolve disagreementsCreating partnerships with parents
Marilyn E. Gootman is founder of Gootman Education Associates, an educational consulting company that provides workshops and seminars for parents and educators, focusing on successful strategies for raising and teaching children. She has been in the teaching profession for over 25 years, and her teaching experiences range from elementary school to the university level. She holds degrees from Simmons College and Brandeis University and a doctorate from the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Loving Parents' Guide to Discipline and When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing.