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Behavior Management Positive Applications for Teachers, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package,9780133917901

Behavior Management Positive Applications for Teachers, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package

Edition: 7th
Format: Loose-leaf w/ Access Card
Pub. Date: 12/29/2014
Publisher(s): Pearson
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Here are numerous school-wide and individual strategies for measuring, assessment, and dealing effectively with behavior challenges in today’s regular and special education classrooms. Ideal for classroom management or behavior management courses with an emphasis on school-based environments, Zirpoli’s Behavior Management is research based while focusing on the practical aspects of the behavior challenges educators commonly face. Included are functional applications and examples, including Classroom Connections and reflections on these connections; discussion questions; a number of embedded, meaningful examples for teachers and other caregivers; and related Internet links. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.


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Author Biography

Thomas J. Zirpoli is the Laurence J. Adams Endowed Chair in Special Education at McDaniel College.  He is also the Program Coordinator of the Human Services Management graduate degree at McDaniel College and the President/CEO of Target Community & Educational Services, a non-profit agency serving children and adults with developmental disabilities.  Dr. Zirpoli has written several books including Understanding and Affecting the Behavior of Young Children, and has dozens of scholarly publications.  He has worked with thousands of teachers and parents on the issue of behavior management with a focus on building positive supports within a structured learning environment. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and his B.S. and M.S. from Old Dominion University.

Table of Contents

PART 1  Foundations for Understanding and Managing Behavior  1

Chapter 1            Basic Concepts of Behavior and Behavior Management  3

Chapter 2            Legal Considerations for Schools  33

PART 2  Understanding Your Students  53

Chapter 3            Diversity in the Classroom  55

Chapter 4            Issues in Early Childhood Behavior  87

Chapter 5            Issues in Adolescent Behavior  117

PART 3  Measuring and Charting Behavior  139

Chapter 6            Data Collection Techniques  141

Chapter 7            Single-Subject Designs  181

PART 4  Strategies for Behavioral Assessment  205

Chapter 8            Formal Behavioral Assessment  207

Chapter 9            Functional and Curriculum-Based Assessment  231

PART 5  Strategies for Increasing Positive Behavioral Supports  255

Chapter 10          Positive Behavioral Supports: Reinforcement Strategies  257

Chapter 11          Cognitive Behavior Modification  289

PART 6  Strategies for Decreasing Behavior  325

Chapter 12          Schoolwide Strategies for Positive Behavior Supports  327

Chapter 13          Individual Strategies for Positive Behavior Supports  353

Chapter 14          Strategies for Specific Behavior Challenges  387

Name Index  429

Subject Index  443


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