1. Setting the Stage for Positive Behavior
    Learn how to take charge of the factors that you can control so you have less work to do. Discover ways to boost your enthusiasm and to rediscover the joy of teaching.
  2. Create a Positive Learning Environment
    Find ways to make the physical set-up of your classroom positively influence the way children work. Learn how to boost the level of cooperation in your classroom.
  3. Maximizing Learning Time
    Discover how to teach just about anything using the format for a “perfect lesson.” Use it to teach skills and classroom routines.
  4. Listening and Following Directions
    The children who excel in school are good listeners and able to follow directions. Find out how to help all students learn to listen well and to be active learners.
  5. Helping Children Develop Independence and Responsibility
    Here is the help you need to change children’s behavior patterns from dependence to independence. Help your students learn self-direction and self-control.
  6. Engage Children in Learning Activities
    Learn how to deal with the problem of children who race through their work and say, “I’m done.” Behavior problems begin when students are not actively engaged.  Make your classroom a place where children are always involved in learning.
  7. Strategies for Individual Behavior Management
    Find out how to manage disruptive children in positive ways. Learn specific behavior management strategies that work with the different personality types found in your classroom.
  8. Strategies for Whole Class Behavior Management
    Learn key strategies to eliminate behavior problems before they start. Gain a variety of ways to manage behavior so your classroom is a positive place for students to work and learn.
  9. Classroom Harmony and Conflict Resolution
    Bring complaints about teasing and tattling to a halt with the methods discussed in this lesson. Discover ways to use class meetings to boost cooperation and to solve problems.