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Richard L. Curwin
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This publication offers clear and positive strategies that empower teachers and administrators to develop effective rules and consequences. Richard Curwin’s approach emphasizes student and parent engagement, schoolwide collaboration, and developing student responsibility. Curwin shows how educators and administrators at all levels can
The offered strategies aim to make schools more harmonious and equitable environments, where students and teachers can move beyond discipline problems and get down to the real work of learning and teaching.
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RICHARD L. CURWIN, Ed.D., received his BA in English and his Doctorate of Education at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He is known internationally for providing thousands of educators and parents with practical, proven ideas to effectively manage children’s behavior in a manner that respects the dignity of each individual. Curwin is one of the acclaimed authors of the original and the newly revised edition of Discipline with Dignity as well as Discipline with Dignity for Challenging Youth, and Strategies for Successful Classroom Management. Curwin also has written Rediscovering Hope: Our Greatest Teaching Strategy, Making Good Choices, Motivating Students Left Behind. Curwin’s most recent book, Meeting Students Where They Live: Motivation in Urban Schools, offers multiple ideas and practical strategies for motivating children who have given up and are uninvolved in the learning process. He is currently the director of the master’s program in behavior disorder at David Yellin College. Curwin has three children and seven wonderful grandchildren.
discipline | classroom management | teachers | administrators | parental involvement
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