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The School Leader’s Guide to Restorative School Discipline
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The School Leader’s Guide to Restorative School Discipline



October 2012 | 184 pages | Corwin
TheáSchool Leader's Guide to RestorativeáSchool Discipline provides a research-based and field-tested model for school discipline that supports and augments the principalÆs primary duty: to support the education of all students, including those who exhibit behavioral challenges. The authors introduce and explain the latest research on educative discipline, provide a comprehensive discipline plan for secondary schools, and outline how this plan should be supported and sustained through teacher support teams. Whether a principal is aiming to develop a school discipline plan from the ground up or augment their existing model, this book will help administrators develop a cohesive and effective discipline program that promotes and facilitates student learning.
 
Introduction to the Guide
 
Section 1: Setting the Context
 
1. Restorative School Discipline
 
2. School-Wide Behavior Expectations
 
Section 2: Putting the Model in Place
 
3. Processes for Primary Prevention and Intervention
 
4. A Framework for Child-Focused Interventions
 
5. Decisions about How the School Responds to Behavior
 
6. Restorative Conferencing and In-School Suspension
 
Section 3: Evaluating Outcomes and Sustainability
 
7. Evaluating Student Outcomes
 
8. Professional Learning for Sustainability
 
References
 
Index

“This is one of the most comprehensive and useful books on implementing a school-wide discipline program I have read. It shows how to prevent and respond to serious situations.”

Mary Reeve, Director, Special Education and Gifted Services
Gallup McKinley County Schools, NM

"Congratulations to the authors on their good work in helping school administrators focus on dignity for all and helping each student take charge of personal behavior.”

Lyman Goding, Retired Principal
Plymouth Community Intermediate School, Sandwich, MA

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Introduction

Chapter 1: Restorative School Discipline


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Luanna Hazel Meyer

Luanna H. Meyer is professor of education (research) and director of the Jessie Hetherington Center for Educational Research at Victoria University in New Zealand. She is also emeritus professor at Syracuse University in the U.S. and adjunct professor at Griffith University in Australia. Since receiving her PhD from Indiana University, she held faculty positions at the University of Hawai’i, the University of Minnesota, Syracuse University, and Massey University prior to her current position. While at Syracuse University, she co-founded the Inclusive Elementary and Special Education Teacher Education Program and coordinated the doctoral... More About Author

William John (Ian) Martin Evans

Ian M. Evans is Professor of Psychology at Massey University in New Zealand. After his PhD at the University of London’s Institute of Psychiatry, he taught behavior assessment and therapy for many years at the University of Hawai’i while also serving as consultant psychologist to specialized programs for children and adults with very complex developmental needs. He founded the Hawai’i Association for Autistic Children and was appointed Commissioner on the Governor’s State Planning and Advisory Council for Developmental Disabilities. At this time, he and Luanna Meyer began their collaborative work in the public schools across the state,... More About Author

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