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Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn
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Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn
Positive Classroom Management Strategies



December 2012 | 184 pages | Corwin
Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to Learn gives teachers solutions to a broad spectrum on behavioral issues, from preventative methods to intervention best practices. This accessible, step-by-step guide will be an indispensible resource for new and veteran teachers, offering easy-to-implement methods for classroom management and student engagement tailored to individual student needs. With increasing class size and ever increasing student diversity, this book provides teachers with the strategies and scaffolding needed to have confidence and control, allowing them to focus on instruction and learning and avoiding burnout.
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
1. Introduction to Student Motivation
 
2. Setting Up a Class Environment for Success
 
3. Behavior Improvement Strategies for Individual Students
 
4. Strategies for Managing Classroom Behavior
 
5. Academic Motivation
 
6. Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom
 
7. Building Winning Relationships
 
8. Concluding Thoughts
 
References and Resources
 
Index

"Rich Korb has a wealth of experience in dealing with the defiant and alienated students who disrupt classes and other students’ learning. This valuable book provides strong support on important cultural changes and student behavior management that will provide an inclusive and engaging school environment for all students."

Neil MacNeill, Principal
Ellenbrook Primary School, Western Australia

"This book offers very specific ways a classroom teacher can implement behavior modifications when the school does not have a strong behavior system in place. The detailed, step-by-step methods of implementing the behavior modification provide teachers something they can read and begin using immediately."

Michelle Strom, Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Fort Riley Middle School, KS

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Introduction

Chapter One: Introduction to Student Motivation


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Richard (Rich) David Korb

Rich Korb has thirty-three years of educational experience as a successful educator and consultant working with difficult and at-risk students. He has taught both general and special education at all levels and has served as Youth Ranch Director of Education for delinquent youth.His experience in working with difficult and defiant students has led him to develop a wealth of practical ideas that teachers and administrators can put to use immediately. He knows what works and what doesn’t work when dealing with disruptive and defiant students.Rich is also a sought-after presenter, and author of Motivating Defiant and Disruptive Students to... More About Author

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