Holistic Discipline is designed to help preservice teachers deal with mainstream students and those who display disruptive behaviours. The book provides the steps to build a behaviour management policy for the classroom and school. It also shows preventative and supportive discipline techniques, both in terms of practical advice and philosophical principles underpinning such practices. The particular strength of this book is it shows preservice teachers how to tap the natural needs in children that support instead of undermine teaching.
The ideas in this book are not state specific and will be generic enough to be used across all states and territories.
Part One: Thinking About and Preparing a Discipline Plan
Chapter 1: Teacher Power
Chapter 2: The Power-Caring Balance
Chapter 3: Thinking about Classroom Management
Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Classroom Management Policy – First Steps
Chapter 5: Setting Up a School-Wide Behaviour Management Policy - First Steps
Part Two: Core Principles for Managing Behaviour
Chapter 6: LEARN - What Is It?
Chapter 7: Limit – Establishing Routines, Rules and Consequences
Chapter 8: Expect - Growing and Going Somewhere
Chapter 9: Accept - The Power of Accepting Each Other
Chapter 10: Relinquish - Giving Ownership back to Students
Chapter 11: Network - The Power in Linking the Stakeholders
Part Three: Understanding Students
Chapter 12: Gambits – Games That Children Play
Chapter 13: Avoiding and Managing Gambits
Chapter 14: Engage Rather Than Discipline Them
Shared Discipline – Some Ideas that work
Appendix 1: Cross-age Tutoring – Susan E. Trost
Appendix 2: Classroom Management of Behavioural Difficulties in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder by Steve Dawson PhD Clinical Psychologist
Appendix 3: Patterning Positive Interactions by Giselle Nathan & Wally Truesdale