Teachers and parents all over the globe are struggling with children's behavioral problems. This comprehensive guide provides tried-and-true methods for turning these problems into opportunities for learning. Perfect for all grade levels, the book addresses everyday issues such as gum chewing, name calling, and disruptions, to more serious offenses such as graffiti, gangs, and violence. Presented in an easy-to-use alphabetical format, the book quickly enables the reader to find a specific problem. Following a discussion of the problem are practical suggestions, solutions, and ideas to prevent future occurrences. An inspirational story is included for each problem that is discussed.This latest addition to Prima's bestselling Positive Discipline series includes: Fifteen fundamental tools of positive discipline -- Methods for approaching, discussing, and solving common classroom problems -- Suggestions for establishing and maintaining a respectful, nurturing learning environment -- Exercises for empowering students with problem-solving skills they can use in all aspects of their lives.
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