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Students Who Drive You Crazy

2nd Edition

Succeeding With Resistant, Unmotivated, and Otherwise Difficult Young People

Jeffrey A. Kottler; Ellen Kottler
eISBN-13: 9781452295206

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"An absolutely necessary read for educators. The commonsense model assesses and outlines how to respond to challenging students, parents, and colleagues. This work is making a difference in my school."
—Bonnie Tryon, Principal
Golding Elementary School, Cobleskill, NY

Take a proactive approach with your most challenging students!

This second edition of a bestseller gives teachers a model to assess, understand, and respond to challenging students. The book also provides strategies for handling relationships with difficult parents and colleagues.

This fully updated survival guide offers additional strategies to help teachers manage difficult students, including those who break rules and those who are withdrawn, plus new tables and charts and questions for reflection. With real-life scenarios from interviews with teachers, counselors, and school administrators, this volume provides:

More tips for developing active listening skills that improve communication with students and their parentsSuggestions for creating caring communities in the classroomA new section on dealing with aggressive and violent behaviorInformation on understanding parent behavior and suggestions for building positive connections with parents and familiesResearch from the related disciplines of nursing, social work, psychology, counseling, and family therapy

Use this authoritative handbook to establish healthy, positive relationships with students and maintain a supportive learning environment in the classroom.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781412965293, 9781412965293, 9781412965293, 9781412965286, 9781452295206, 9781452298252, 1452295204
Language English
Number of Pages 168
Edition 2nd