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Author Doll, Beth, 1952- author

Title Resilient classrooms : Creating Healthy Environments for Learning / by Beth Doll, Katherine Brehm, and Steven Zucker
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2014]
Table of Contents
1.Introduction to the Resilient Classroom1
 Why Change Classrooms Instead of Kids?2
 How Can Classrooms Be Changed?4
 How Will This Book Help?6
2.What Are Resilient Classrooms?7
 Academic Efficacy9
 Behavioral Self-Control11
 Academic Self-Determination12
 Effective Teacher-Student Relationships13
 Effective Peer Relationships15
 Effective Home--School Relationships16
 Introduction to a Case Study of Resilient Classrooms17
 Case Study. A Teacher's Journey during Recess / Stefanie Weitzenkamp18
3.Relationship Characteristics of Resilient Classrooms20
 Teacher--Student Relationships20
 How Do Effective Teacher--Student Relationships Support Student Success?21
 What Are Classroom Routines and Practices That Strengthen Teacher--Student Relationships?22
 A Classroom Illustration24
 Peer Relationships24
 How Do Effective Peer Relationships Support Student Success?25
 What Are Classroom Routines and Practices That Strengthen Peer Relationships?26
 A Classroom Illustration28
 Home--School Relationships29
 How Do Effective Home--School Relationships Support Student Success?29
 What Are Classroom Routines and Practices That Strengthen Home--School Relationships?30
 A Classroom Illustration32
 Introduction to a Case Study of Classroom Relationships33
 Case Study. The New Art Teacher / Laura Monahon33
4.Autonomy-Promoting Characteristics of Resilient Classrooms36
 Academic Efficacy36
 How Does Academic Efficacy Support Student Success?37
 What Are Classroom Routines and Practices That Strengthen Academic Efficacy?38
 A Classroom Illustration40
 Academic Self-Determination40
 How Does Academic Self-Determination Support Student Success?41
 What Are Classroom Routines and Practices That Strengthen Academic Self-Determination?43
 A Classroom Illustration44
 Behavioral Self-Control44
 How Does Effective Behavioral Self-Control Support Student Success?45
 What Are Classroom Routines and Practices That Strengthen Behavioral Self-Control?46
 A Classroom Illustration47
 Introduction to a Case Study of Changing Classroom Autonomy48
 Case Study. Back to the Basics / Jonathan Sikorski48
5.Assessing the Resilience of Classrooms51
 Assessment Strategies52
 Existing Measures of Classroom Characteristics53
 Classroom Climate Surveys54
 Sociometric Assessment55
 Tiered Surveys56
 Archival Data57
 The CMS: An Alternative Assessment Strategy58
 Technical Properties of the CMS60
 Introduction to a Case Study Using Classroom Assessment62
 Case Study. A Temporary Playground / Brooke Chapla62
6.Convening the Systems for Change65
Step 1 Conducting a Classwide Assessment66
Step 2 Making Sense of the Classroom Data68
Step 3 Planning and Implementing Classroom Changes70
Step 4 Evaluating and Refining the Intervention72
 Introduction to a Case Study of Collaborative Classroom Consultation74
 Case Study. A Collaborative Classroom Consultation Example74
7.Including the Classroom's Students in Planning and Decision Making81
 Meeting Formats in Resilient Classrooms83
 Presenting Classroom Data to Students83
 Engaging Students in Classroom Meetings87
 Using Student Suggestions for Change88
 Making Students Partners in Intervention90
 Introduction to a Case Study of Student Participation in Resilient Classrooms92
 Case Study. "Oh No, Not 8C ...": A Secondary School Class Changes Its Reputation / Kate Churley92
8.Developing and Implementing Effective Strategies96
 Teacher--Student Relationships100
 Microchanges for Teacher--Student Relationships101
 Evidence-Based Interventions for Teacher--Student Relationships102
 Peer Relationships102
 Microchanges for Peer Relationships104
 Evidence-Based Interventions for Peer Relationships105
 Home--School Relationships106
 Microchanges for Home--School Relationships107
 Evidence-Based Interventions for Home--School Relationships107
 Academic Efficacy109
 Microchanges for Academic Efficacy109
 Evidence-Based Interventions for Academic Efficacy111
 Academic Self-Determination111
 Microchanges in Academic Self-Determination111
 Evidence-Based Interventions in Academic Self-Determination113
 Behavioral Self-Control114
 Microchanges in Behavioral Self-Control114
 Evidence-Based Interventions for Behavioral Self-Control116
 Improving the Resilient Characteristics of Classrooms: An Illustration117
 Introduction to a Case Study of Recess Interventions119
 Case Study. Recess Worries / Kristin Bieber 
9.Evaluating the Impact of Resilient Classrooms for External Audiences123
 Clarifying the Purpose125
 Measurement Strategies126
 Baseline Data128
 Intervention Plan128
 Evaluation Design129
 Case Studies129
 Withdrawal Designs130
 Multiple-Baseline Designs131
 Review and Feedback131
 Presentation of Evaluation Results132
 An Evaluation of a Classroom Intervention133
10.Integrating the Resilient Classroom with Existing School Mental Health Services135
 The Familiar135
 The Unfamiliar137
 Emerging Innovations138
 Integrating Resilient Classrooms into Schools139
 An Example of School Change140
Appendix A ClassMaps Survey143
Appendix B Worksheets149
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Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Series Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series
Guilford practical intervention in the schools series.
Contents Introduction to the resilient classroom -- What are resilient classrooms? -- Relationship characteristics of resilient classrooms -- Autonomy-promoting characteristics of resilient classrooms -- Assessing the resilience of classrooms -- Convening the systems for change -- Including the classroom's students in planning and decision making -- Developing and implementing effective strategies -- Evaluating the impact of resilient classrooms for external audiences -- Integrating the resilient classroom with existing school mental health services -- Appendix A. Class Maps survey -- Appendix B. Worksheets
Summary This indispensable practitioner resource presents classroom-based strategies for supporting all students' success and psychological wellness in grades K-9. The authors clearly explain what makes a classroom a healthy place to learn. They describe effective procedures for recognizing when a classroom is lacking essential supports, intervening to put missing supports into place, and evaluating the effects on learning and development. Rich case studies show how the strategies have been used by actual educators. Reproducible worksheets and planning tools are included; the large-size format and lay
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children with mental disabilities -- Education -- United States.
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
Classroom environment -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Brehm, Katherine, author
Zucker, Steven, author
ISBN 130632176X (ebk)
146251362X (electronic bk.)
9781306321761 (ebk)
9781462513628 (electronic bk.)