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The Truth About Classroom Rules
What to Say When Disciplining Students
Letting Students Decide Their Own Fate
Using Positive Language
Focusing on the Behavior,Not the Student
Don’t Take Away Their Dignity
First-Response Techniques for Classroom Control
What Every Adolescent Hates
Names on the Board
The Role of Detentions in Discipline
How to Use Detentions as Attention Getters
When Detentions Aren’t Deterrents
Choosing a Location for Your Desk
Implementing the Seating Chart
Changing the Seating Chart
When Students Sit in the Wrong Seats
When You Can’t Change a Student’s Seat
When Students Want Their Seats Back
Improving Grades
Motivating Students
The Perils of Punishing the Whole Class
Using the Three Strikes Technique
Presenting Options
Offering Incentives
Making Silly Noises
Blurting and Interrupting
Acceptable Talking
Playing with Personal Items
When School Supplies Become Toys
When Cell Phones Start Ringing
Writing on Desks and in Books
Chewing Gum,Eating,and Drinking
Being Tardy or Absent
Excuses for Tardiness
Excessive Absences
Writing and Passing Notes
Sleeping in Class
Criticizing Your Teaching
Disrespecting the Class
What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do
How to Document Discipline
When Students Bother Other Students
When Two Friends Disrupt Class
When Two Acquaintances Disrupt Class
When a Bully Bothers a Victim
When the Conflict Escalates
How to Remove Disruptors from the Classroom
How to Handle Chronic Disruptors
How to Meet the Challenge of Students with ADHD
When a Student Refuses to Obey You
When a Student Threatens You
When to Call for Backup
When a Referral to a Counselor Is Appropriate
Facing the Truth About Lying
Confronting Cheating and Plagiarism
Minimizing Cheating on Tests
Dealing with Dishonest Students
Disagreeing with a School Rule
Dealing with Dress Codes
Censoring Class Materials
Curbing Inappropriate Language
Seeking and Sharing Information About Students
Asking Other Teachers for Information
Checking Student Records
Allowing Free Time
Count Down to Free Time
Prevent Free Time from Becoming Chaos
Bartering for Better Behavior
Appreciating the First Days of School
Becoming a Good Person in the Eyes of Your Students
1.Get to know your students
Getting to Know Your Students
Gaining Your Students’ Respect
Keeping Good Classes from Going Bad
Having Students Evaluate Your Work
“How Many Words Does It Have to Be?”
“Why Don’t You Give Any Credit for Incomplete Work?”
“Why Do You Mark Down for Late Work?”
“Why Do We Have to Learn This Subject?”
Bringing School Materials to Class
Collecting Collateral
Hanging a Door Sign
Listening to Instructions
Working in Class
Keeping Students on Task
Maintaining Quiet
Offering Help
Remembering Assignments
Using Handouts and Posters
Having Students Repeat Information
Helping Students to Use Their Planners
Motivating Students to Do Their Best in Class
Making Sure Uncollected Work Is Completed
Occupying Students Who Finish Their Work Early
Giving Students More Time to Finish Work in Class
Handling Homework
Using Assignment Handouts
Setting a Due Date
Assigning Long-Range Projects
Disciplining Students for Late or Unfinished Work
Dropping Grades for Late Work
Calling Parents of Unproductive Students
Raising the Specter of Saturday School
Motivating the Unmotivated
Likeable Teachers
Interesting Class Activities
Preparation for High School
Accelerating Learning to Earn Free Time
Competing for Academic Excellence
Using Peer Pressure for Class Success
Rewarding a Higher Class Grade Average
Penalizing the Class for Late Work
Rewarding Work with Less Work
Planning Your Lessons
Knowing the Lesson
Avoiding Technological Difficulties
Preventing Burnout
Preparing for Special Events
Starting Class
Providing Instructions
Writing Instructions
Posting Lesson Plans
Avoiding Problems in Lab Classes
Keeping Students Focused
Making Sure Students Understand the Lesson
Improving Performance on Standardized Tests
Using Hall Passes
Tracking Student Work
The In Box
The Value of Portfolios
Remembering What You Usually Forget
Managing the Final Minutes of the Period
Preparing for a Discussion
Providing Notes
Positioning Yourself in the Classroom
Giving Your Expectations
Leading Discussions
Choosing Respondents
Handling an “I Don’t Know”Answer
Involving Students in the Discussion
Responding Positively to Incorrect Answers
Using Discussions to Delay Assignments
Using Different Questions for Different Students
Keeping the Discussion Lively
Handling the Holidays
Valentine’s Day
St.Patrick’s Day
April Fool’s Day
The Christmas Season
Dealing with a Bad Day
Coping with Tragedy
Changing Weather and Changing Seasons
Snow Days
Falling Barometers and Full Moons
Spring Fever
The Parent-Teacher Conference
Planning for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Conducting the Parent-Teacher Conference
Providing Perspective
Dealing with Angry Parents
The Student-Led Conference
Preparing Students for an SLC
Scheduling the SLC
Helping Parents Appreciate SLCs
The Phone Call Home
The Phone Call About Low Grades
The Phone Call for Misbehavior
The Phone Call from a Child to His Parent
Parents, Teachers, and Planners
When a Parent Does a Student’s Work
Providing Class Information
Leaving Lesson Plans
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