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Promoting Positive Behaviors: An Elementary Principal's Guide to Structuring the Learning Environment (Hardback)
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Promoting Positive Behaviors: An Elementary Principal's Guide to Structuring the Learning Environment (Hardback)

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Hardback 136 Pages / Published: 05/02/2008
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This handbook for headteachers provides practical ideas and recommendations that affirm best practices and help teachers create a safe and clear structure for students inside and outside the classroom. The author demonstrates how to reduce schoolwide management problems and increase student achievement by establishing order through good planning and anticipating potential disruptions. Readers will find procedures for everything from establishing a daily schedule and making morning announcements to monitoring behaviors for field trips and assemblies.

This comprehensive resource also includes recommendations for revitalizing instruction by:

- Supervising the morning playground -Communicating expectations to students -Using student incentives and recognitions -Building relationships with parents -Establishing a student council, and more

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412953030
Number of pages: 136
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 14 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Paul Young identifies key elements of school structure that every principal and staff must have in place before strides in student achievement and parent engagement can be fully realized." -- Bonnie Tryon, President
"Young shares practical ideas that can be implemented in rural, suburban, or urban schools to impact school climate, staff morale, and student achievement. This volume should be in every elementary school principal's professional library." -- Mary Grant, Principal, Takoma Educational Center
"This book addresses the many benefits of a well-structured school and provides educators with valuable lessons to identify, understand, and capitalize on their strengths to positively shape school structure and improve teaching and learning." -- From the Foreword by Gail Connelly, Executive Director of NAESP
"Offers examples from the author's experience as a successful elementary school principal and tips for overall school and student management." -- The Bookwatch, June 2008

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