Power Struggles: Successful Techniques for Educators by Brian and Allen Mendler
It’s every educator’s worst fear: losing control of the classroom. Regain the focus of challenging and resistant students with this practical resource on classroom management, discipline, and motivation. The dedicated authors re-examine the root causes of student misbehavior and offer a range of easy-to-implement instructions and activities – along with real-world stories of these strategies in action – to prevent and defuse future disruptive classroom moments.
Understand the hostility cycle and how to break it.
Gain in-class and out-of-class strategies for relationship building.
Find out ways defiant students can be successful in the classroom.
Learn effective language for difficult or resistant students.
Use use an interest inventory to stay attuned to your students needs.