How to Keep Good Teachers and Principals: Practical Solutions to Today's Classroom Problems by Lonnie MelvinHow to Keep Good Teachers and Principals: Practical Solutions to Today's Classroom Problems by Lonnie Melvin

How to Keep Good Teachers and Principals: Practical Solutions to Today's Classroom Problems

byLonnie Melvin

Paperback | January 16, 2011

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Between the current 'Me' generation, the over abundance of discipline problems and violence, the stress of the accountability measures of NCLB, and the current state of the economy, many of education professionals are retiring, changing jobs, or leaving the profession. This book serves as a helpful, hands-on toolbox to give educators more tools and strategies, including a new behavior modification model called Self-Correcting Behavior Modification. Educators will find this book will help them to get much-needed answers and relief to their continued attempts to serve as effectively and efficiently as possible.
Dr. Lonnie Melvin has experience as an educational leader, counselor, teacher, and college professor as well as in inpatient and outpatient mental health centers and with special education. She was named an Oklahoma Association of Elementary School Principals (OAESP) District 7D District Administrator of the Year in 2008 as well as a M...
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Title:How to Keep Good Teachers and Principals: Practical Solutions to Today's Classroom ProblemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.21 × 6.1 × 0.25 inPublished:January 16, 2011Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1607099551

ISBN - 13:9781607099550

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - What Is Going On? Chapter 2 - So What Do Educators Do Now? Chapter 3 - Setting the Stage for Change Chapter 4 - Organizing Physical Space and Materials Chapter 5 - A Reflective Teaching Model Chapter 6 - Using My New Behavior Modification Model: Self-Correcting Behavior Chapter 7 - What Does Practice Look Like In A Self-Correcting Behavior Modification Model? Chapter 8 - Using Class Meetings to Build Success Chapter 9 - Creating a CSI (Critical Strategies Intervention) Classroom Using Technology Chapter 10 - Modeling As A Leader Chapter 11 - Practice During Recess Chapter 12 - Working With Parents Chapter 13 - Stabilizing and Maintaining a Consistent Environment Chapter 14 - Celebrating and Building Citizenship With Students Chapter 15 - Effective Teacher Evaluations: The New Performance-Based Model

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Dr. Melvin's Self-Correcting Behavior Modification Model is a must-have strategy for today's teachers. As my mentor and principal, Dr. Melvin taught me the importance of getting to know my students in order to understand the underlying reason for certain behaviors. She also stressed that expected behaviors and routines must be modeled and practiced consistently. As a sixth year teacher and still happily going strong, I still use these techniques in my current classroom