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Meeting Students Where They Live
Motivation in Urban Schools
In Meeting Students Where They Live, Curwin urges teachers and administrators in urban schools to move away from a focus on control, uniformity, lack of tolerance, and ironclad rules toward an approach based on compassion, understanding, tolerance, and safety for all. Each chapter examines problems common to urban schools and offers comprehensive, long-reaching remedies, plus concrete strategies for engaging troubled and hard-to-reach youth.
Meeting Students Where They Live explores ways to
Meeting Students Where They Live also includes classroom activity sheets submitted by teachers working in a variety of urban environments--from inner-city schools to a detention center.
Richard L. Curwin is an author, trainer, and speaker who, along with his colleague Allen N. Mendler, founded Discipline Associates and created the Discipline with Dignity program. His work explores issues of student discipline, motivation, and behavior and classroom management.
195 pages; ISBN 9781416610564
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