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Classroom Management

Motivating and Managing Difficult Students: A Discipline with Dignity Approach

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Classroom Management

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In this Webinar

Students who are hard to reach, uninterested, or disruptive can be tough to motivate and rarely respond well to traditional methods of discipline. In fact, methods like detention, suspension, removing privileges, and even rewards often make things worse. In this engaging webinar presented by Allen Mendler, coauthor of Discipline with Dignity, 4th Edition, we will look at how making simple changes in our own attitude and perception (such as viewing a "stubborn" student as "determined") can lead to major changes in the behavior and attitude of our difficult students. The goal is getting them to want to change their self-defeating attitudes and behavior, which can be accomplished by understanding and addressing their unfulfilled needs for attention, connection, competence, or control. The webinar will give an overview and examples of the keys to effective discipline and motivation and will focus on how to make your classroom a welcoming place that emphasizes the importance of:

About the presenter

Allen Mendler, educator and school psychologist, works extensively with children in regular and special education settings. His emphasis is on developing effective frameworks and strategies for educators, youth professionals, and parents to help youth with learning and behavior problems succeed.

Mendler is highly acclaimed as a motivational speaker and trainer on topics pertaining to challenging students, and has given numerous workshops and seminars to professionals and parents. A frequent blogger for Edutopia, he is also the author or coauthor of many publications, including Discipline with Dignity: How to Build Responsibility, Relationships, and Respect in Your Classroom and When Teaching Gets Tough, Connecting with Students, and Motivating Students Who Don't Care.

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