"Thank goodness for McEwan and Damer! They have provided a nontechnical and readable approach to behavior management that is based on knowledge and experience."
Jane S. Rice, Director of Special Services
Spotsylvania County Schools, VA
"Managing Unmanageable Students is a powerful resource for today's principals . . .The research, the tools, and the well-conceived plan are all invaluable to school leaders seeking practical solutions that will result in both positive behaviors and academic success for all students."
Dr. Vincent L. Ferrandino, Executive Director
Improve challenging student behaviors in your school!
This is a practical, easy-to-read resource to help general and special education administrators gain the tools they need to make their schools safe and humane learning environments for all students. Readers will develop their own behavior management skills as well as guide school teams in a proven problem-solving process.
Some special features of the book include:
- Top 10 student behavior problems and how to respond
- 50 things you can do tomorrow to improve student behavior
- Easy-to-use functional behavior assessment plans that work
- Ready-to-use forms to observe and document student behavior
- A library of valuable resources for principals, teachers, and parents
- Proven sample behavior plans
McEwan and Damer provide vignettes to help the administrator understand the relationship between effective instruction and student behavior. Workable interventions are explored along with effective use of rewards and punishments.
Results-oriented principals, assistant principals, and special education personnel who want their students and teachers to achieve in a safe school environment will find this a valuable resource.