Teaching Children to Care

A responsive audience of teacher and peers offers a powerful incentive to share through writing and to care about school. The more children care about school (because of friendly feelings, the chance to be heard, or things they want to ...

Teaching Children to Care

"Ruth Charney gives teachers help on things that really matter. She wants children to learn how to care for themselves, their fellow students, their environment, and their work. Her book is loaded with practical wisdom. Using Charney's positive approach to classroom management will make the whole school day go better." - Nel Noddings, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, and author of Caring This definitive work about classroom management will show teachers how to turn their vision of respectful, friendly, academically rigorous classrooms into reality. The new edition includes: More information on teaching middle-school students Additional strategies for helping children with challenging behavior Updated stories and examples from real classrooms. "Teaching Children to Care offers educators a practical guide to one of the most effective social and emotional learning programs I know of. The Responsive Classroom approach creates an ideal environment for learning—a pioneering program every teacher should know about." - Daniel Goleman, Author of Emotional Intelligence "I spent one whole summer reading Teaching Children to Care. It was like a rebirth for me. This book helped direct my professional development. After reading it, I had a path to follow. I now look forward to rereading this book each August to refresh and reinforce my ability to effectively manage a social curriculum in my classroom." - Gail Zimmerman, second-grade teacher, Jackson Mann Elementary School, Boston, MA

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Teaching Children to Care
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Ruth Charney
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03-01 - Publisher: Northeast Foundation for Ch

"Ruth Charney gives teachers help on things that really matter. She wants children to learn how to care for themselves, their fellow students, their environment, and their work. Her book is loaded with practical wisdom. Using Charney's positive approach to classroom management will make the whole school day go better."
Teaching Kids to Care and to be Careful
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: John C. Worzbyt
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: R&L Education

Packed with over 175 meaningful activities and experiences, this book will help K-8 children understand that caring is at the core of their existence, their purpose for being, and the source of their attitudes, values, and behaviors that prepares them for a life of service, advocates for social justice, and
Teaching Children to Care
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Ruth Charney
Categories: Behavior modification
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Northeast Fndtn for Children

The author draws from her years as a teacher in inner-city and independent schools to discuss what she has learned about managing a responsive classroom and teaching children to care, describing the approaches and tools she uses to set up rules, expectations, and consequences.
Developing Caring Relationships Among Parents, Children, Schools, and Communities
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Dana McDermott
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-12 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

"This text provides a fresh look at an important topic—teachers and families working collaboratively. A strong blend of research and practical application is presented." —Beth Nason Quick, Tennessee State University "I was captivated by an innovative and a gentle, humanistic approach to viewing families and working with parents in parenting
Children Today
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Dana McDermott
Categories: Child welfare
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher:

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