Every Student, Every Day
Learn how to become a No-Nonsense Nurturer®, building relationships with students and increasing student engagement and accountability. Use classroom management techniques that establish transparent classroom expectations and create a positive learning environment.
- Gain effective classroom-management techniques and training and create a positive classroom culture.
- Access companion videos designed to deepen your learning of classroom management.
- Explore the No-Nonsense Nurturer® four-step model.
- Understand how to use an empowered mindset to create a positive learning environment, set classroom expectations, and increase student engagement.
- Complete activities that will help you reflect on your current classroom management techniques and determine next steps.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: The Need for No-Nonsense Nurturing
Part 1: Examining Relationship-Building Paradigms of Effective and Ineffective Classroom Managers
Chapter 1: Ineffective Classroom Management: Unintended Enablers and Negative Controllers
Chapter 2: Effective Classroom Management: No-Nonsense Nurturers
Part 2: Establishing a No-Nonsense Nurturing Classroom Culture
Chapter 3: Give Precise Directions
Chapter 4: Use Positive Narration
Chapter 5: Implement Accountability Systems
Chapter 6: Build Life-Altering Relationships
Epilogue: Putting It All Together
- Establish Learning Goals
- Preassess Your Relationship With Students
- Track Your Progress Toward Becoming a No-Nonsense Nurturer
- Break the Code for Precise Directions
- Figure 3.2: Steps for Designing and Delivering Precise Directions
- Plan Your Policies, Procedures, and Routines
- Reflect on Your Routines
- Write Precise Directions on Sticky Notes
- Continue Your Journal
- Keep a Positive Narration Journal
- Practice Positive Narration
- Use a Positive Narration Log
- Figure 5.2: Sample Grades K–5 Accountability Hierarchy (Self-Contained Classroom)
- Figure 5.3: Sample Middle or Secondary School Accountability Hierarchy (for 50- to 180-Minute Class Periods)
- Planning Accountability Systems
- Role Play
- Table 5.2: Suggested Time Frames for Earning Incentives
- Table 5.3: Possible Incentives
- Build Relationships With Families
- Build Relationships With Focus Students
- Conduct a Final Preassessment
- Create a Relationship-Building Plan
- Reflect and Journal
- Support Students With Additional Needs
- Canter, L. (2010). Assertive Discipline: Positive Behavior Management for Today’s Classroom (4th ed.). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
- Canter, L. (2014). Lee Canter’s Classroom Management for Academic Success. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.