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September 2003 | Volume 61 | Number 1

Building Classroom Relationships

Feature Articles

The Key to Classroom Management

Robert J. Marzano and Jana S. Marzano

The authors of Classroom Management That Works propose strategies for changing the social dynamics of a class.

Hearts and Minds

Steven Wolk

How to win students' hearts while getting inside their heads.

Giving Students What They Need

Jonathan C. Erwin

To get students to behave responsibly, tune in to their needs.

Boredom and Its Opposite

Richard Strong, Harvey Silver, Matthew Perini and Greg Tuculescu

How do we affirm students' positive search for knowledge?

Personalizing Schools

Dan Hoffman and Barbara A. Levak

A model process helps schools judge whether their rites and rituals honor all students.

Practicing Democracy in High School

Sheldon H. Berman

Student clusters offer opportunities for participatory decision making.

It's Hard to Learn When You're Scared

Stephen L. Wessler

Silence in response to degrading talk suggests that schools condone disrespect.

On Listening to Children

Jane Katch

Attending to the conversations of 4- and 5-year-olds yields clues to their social and moral development.

Improving Motivation Through Dialogue

Ely Kozminsky and Lea Kozminsky

Structured exchanges between teacher and students prompt students to think about what leads to success or failure.

What Empathy Can Do

Ernest Mendes

To build rapport, teachers need to know their students' world.

Building Relationships with Challenging Children

Philip S. Hall and Nancy D. Hall

What is an effective response to a student who is confrontational and antagonistic?

When Children Make Rules

Rheta DeVries and Betty Zan

Reinvented rules demonstrate children's understanding of moral norms.

Start the Day with Community

Roxann Kriete

Greeting students at a morning meeting sounds a welcoming note.

Special Topic: Project SAGE

Special Topic: Project SAGE / Class-Size Reduction: A Fresh Look at the Data

Phil Smith, Alex Molnar and John Zahorik

Does small class size reduce the achievement gap? Do benefits persist? A new look at the data answers some important questions.

Special Topic: Project SAGE / Teaching Practices for Smaller Classes

John Zahorik, Anke Halbach, Karen Ehrle and Alex Molnar

Successful teachers in small classes use a structured approach and focus on foundational and personal learning.

Special Topics

Special Topic / SOAR 2 College!

James M. Mitchell, Linda James, Barbara Essig and Kim Shipp

A grant program in Oakland started in 7th grade to prepare students for college.

Special Topic / Letters to Angel

Autumn K. Tooms

A student learns to read, and a principal teaches to learn.


Web Wonders

Carolyn Pool

Letter from Washington

Denis P. Doyle


EL Study Guide

Marge Scherer