For principals, assistant principals, and others responsible for maintaining safe, productive and nurturing schools, here is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind handbook for dealing with the new generation of behavior problems and building a positive learning environment in schools and district of all sizes The Guide covers changing school programs, staffing for effective discipline, and cutting-edge approaches such as peer counseling for dealing with student values and problems that are drastically different from those of only a few years ago. It also offers new solutions to old problems such as sexual harassment and drug abuse.
Included are more than 175 tested checklists, forms, worksheets, and sample policies form successful schools across the country, ready to put to work immediately or to adapt to your specific situation.
For easy use, all of this practical material is organized into 13 chapters with full-page forms, policies, and checklists that you can copy as many times as you need them for immediate use in your own school.
The following is just a sampling of the kind of straightforward, hands-on help you'll find throughout the book:
What doesn't work anymore and why How to drag your school's discipline philosophy into today's real world Trust-building programs that can turn your school around Guidelines for a successful peer counseling program What it take s to have a curriculum in which all students succeed How to make your school a safe-zone from gangs New ways to keep weapons out of the school How to plan an anti-violence education program What's new in drug education How to handle sexual harassment in school New approaches to traditional discipline problems What teaching policies work best with today's students How to rejuvenate the partnership between home and school In short, the Complete School Discipline Guide gives you an up-to-date resource for managing all of today's different and difficult discipline problems in your school, including scores of practical examples, step-by-step procedures, reproducible checklists, and working policies that can be adapted to fit any school situation.show more