School Discipline, Classroom Management, and Student Self-Management
320 pages
ISBN: 9781412993968


School Discipline, Classroom Management, and Student Self-Management: A PBS Implementation Guide

$79.00, Paperback
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Howard M Knoff

An integrated, comprehensive approach to positive behavioural supports and interventions.

How do you help students who “act out” or “shut down” due to academic frustration or whose social and emotional issues keep them from achieving success in school? Based on Project ACHIEVE, a nationally recognised model of school effectiveness and continuous improvement program, this book shows you how. Educators will find a pragmatic, easy-to-follow blueprint for Positive Behaviour Support Systems (PBSS) implementation that integrates academics, instruction, and achievement with discipline, behaviour management, and student self-management.

Award-winning author Howard M. Knoff provides guidance on:

  • Implementing a school wide discipline and safe schools program
  • Teaching students interpersonal, social problem solving, conflict prevention and resolution, and emotional coping skills
  • Guiding professional development, staff and student buy-in, and evaluation
  • Strengthening parent and community outreach and involvement

Included are classroom charts and posters, implementation steps and worksheets, and action plans and checklists. Case studies from more than 20 years of research and practice demonstrate how the book’s strategies create positive climates, pro-social interactions, and effective management approaches from classroom to common school areas. The results? The students involved are more co-operative and academically engaged; have fewer disciplinary problems; are more socially successful; and earn higher grades and test scores.