How to Keep Good Teachers and Principals: Practical Solutions to Today's Classroom Problems (Paperback)
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How to Keep Good Teachers and Principals: Practical Solutions to Today's Classroom Problems (Paperback)

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Paperback 108 Pages / Published: 16/01/2011
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Between the current 'Me' generation, the over abundance of discipline problems and violence, the stress of the accountability measures of NCLB, and the current state of the economy, many of education professionals are retiring, changing jobs, or leaving the profession. This book serves as a helpful, hands-on toolbox to give educators more tools and strategies, including a new behavior modification model called Self-Correcting Behavior Modification. Educators will find this book will help them to get much-needed answers and relief to their continued attempts to serve as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781607099550
Number of pages: 108
Weight: 177 g
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 6 mm


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Dr. Melvin's book is an outstanding resource for those new to the teaching profession or those needing a fresh glimpse into the dynamic world of education. Her exploration of today's students and their ever-changing needs helps to provide an effective backdrop that can lead teachers and principals to better and more efficient practices. -- Lisa Holder Ed.D., director of Teacher Education and Minority Teacher Recruitment Center, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education; former class
Dr. Melvin's Self-Correcting Behavior Modification Model is a must-have strategy for today's teachers. As my mentor and principal, Dr. Melvin taught me the importance of getting to know my students in order to understand the underlying reason for certainbehaviors. She also stressed that expected behaviors and routines must be modeled and practiced consistently. As a sixth year teacher and still happily going strong, I still use these techniques in my current classroommmm -- Michelle Parker, teacher, Norman Public Schools, Norman, Oklahoma
In How To Keep Good Teachers and Principals, Dr. Melvin provides research- and experience-based analyses of current trends in education and why trained professionals are changing careers or retiring early. Her suggestions for necessary changes are right on target and valuable for all classroom teachers, counselors, administrators, and other members of the educational community. -- Karen Reed, M.Ed. NBCT, presidential awardee for excellence in math teaching in 2000, Title I math consultant and teacher, El Reno Public Schools, El Re
"I recommend How to Keep Good Teachers and Principals by Dr. Lonnie Melvin without reservation. It is an outstanding resource for teachers and principals and would be an excellent choice for an administrative team book study." -- Sherry Labyer, Ed.D., superintendent of Duncan Schools, Duncan Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Education Oversight Board/Treasurer of USSA, District 15 repre
Dr. Melvin's Self-Correcting Behavior Modification Model is a must-have strategy for today's teachers. As my mentor and principal, Dr. Melvin taught me the importance of getting to know my students in order to understand the underlying reason for certain behaviors. She also stressed that expected behaviors and routines must be modeled and practiced consistently. As a sixth year teacher and still happily going strong, I still use these techniques in my current classroom -- Michelle Parker, teacher, Norman Public Schools, Norman, Oklahoma

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