Alfie Kohn Classroom Rules Essays and Term Papers

  • 21st Century Pioneers

     B.F. Skinner Behavior Modification  William Glasser Choice Theory  Rudolph Dreikurs Democratic Classroom  Lee & Marlene Canter Assertive Discipline  Jacob Kounin  Lesson management  Alfie Kohn Learning Communities B.F. SKINNER BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION • SKINNER BELIEVED THAT A PERSONS BEHAVIOR...

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  • Classroom Management Plan

    Running Head: My Personal Classroom Management Plan Cassandra Russ Grand Canyon University Classroom Management EDU 430 December 20, 2010 Introduction By working as an assistance with the lead teacher in a classroom, I have a broad knowledge of how to connect with children on a more personal...

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  • Alfie Kohn's Beyong Discipline

    Alfie Kohn’s Beyond Discipline About Alfie Kohn: - A former teacher who is now a full-time writer and lecturer. - Wrote several influential books and published numerous journal articles relating to motivation, grading, discipline, and developing caring people. - Recognized as one of the most...

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  • Classroom Management

    only learn when they are in a classroom that is conducive to learning and in order to create a classroom that is exactly that, you must first practice good classroom management skills. Classroom management refers to the techniques teachers use to ensure that classrooms stays a safe and effective place...

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  • Student Motivation

    just their exam scores and ability to complete assignments. I wished to see if a reward system could change the way a student was motivated in the classroom; to see if their overall attitude could be changed. I also thought to look into their attendance in classes where motivation was present. I wanted...

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  • Assessment, Classroom Management Philosophy

    good idea of what my classroom management will be like and what my teaching style will be like. However, my ideas will always change and grow as I become effective in my teaching. I am in the process of learning more strategies and more effective ways to build a better classroom management for the future...

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  • Should We Abolish Homework

    over homework and students that do not have the means can’t get their homework done thus causing more stress for the family. Kralovec & Buell (2000). Kohn(2007) states there is three facts about homework: 1. The negative effects of homework are well known. Children become frustrated and exhausted. They...

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  • Eda201W

    Question 1. Briefly define the following concepts in relation to classroom management: 1.1 Conflict Conflict is defined as a challenge to the way a person thinks or behaves. It can be an uncomfortable process for young children, causing one, both, or all children involved uneasiness, fear, or...

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  • Does Effective Classroom Management Prevent Discipline Problems?

    good classroom management techniques, such as planning effective lessons to meet the needs and interests of the students, managing classroom time during instruction, creating a positive learning environment, and finally establishing rules and procedures for smooth operation within the classroom. (Effective...

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  • Classroom Help

    many digital mores affirm it for an honor code to correct it. The Wrong Focus Updated July 20, 2010, 01:35 PM Alfie Kohn is the author of a dozen books on education and human behavior, including “What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?” and “No Contest: The Case Against...

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  • Keeping It Old School

    Learn a lesson, do the homework, memorize the facts, and take a test. That’s what students have become accustomed to in most education systems. Alfie Kohn talks about this method of education in his book “Feel-Bad Education”. He introduces the idea of progressive education a new way of teaching. This...

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  • Comparison of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs with Skinners Behaviorist Theory

    stipulates that if you receive punishment for the behavior it will not be repeated. There are several criticisms to this theory. According to Alfie Kohn, “Skinner treated human beings as if they were animals in a lab” and “held that the learning process cannot be facilitated within a schedule...

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  • School

    train the family pet. In this groundbreaking book, Alfie Kohn shows that while manipulating people with incentives seems to work in the short run, it is a strategy that ultimately fails and even does lasting harm. Our workplaces and classrooms will continue to decline, he argues, until we begin to...

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  • Standardized Testing Premise

    Cruz Garcia Premise 1 “The Case against Standardized Testing” by Alfie Kohn clearly outlines quite a few problems with thousands of schools across the nation placing so much emphasis and meaning on standardized testing. Alfie Kohn has been described by Time Magazine as perhaps the country’s most outspoken...

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  • What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated

    coming out from our schools, colleges and universities are placed correctly under the category of “well informed” rather than “well educated.” Alfie Kohn is one of my favourite writers. He is leading , insightful and sometimes controversial force in working to improve our education system. He has written...

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  • Responding to the Principal

    together, incorporated community in their classroom lessons, and participated in hands on learning from planting, cleaning, and the process of farming itself. Unfortunately, many educators shy away from this type of education due to less control in their classrooms, being less familiar with it compared...

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  • Reforming the Problem Child - the Education System Itself

    of reform: politics and sound educational practice, in light of “3rd Millenium” thinking (Townsend, Clarke and Ainscow, 1999, p. 363), the work of Alfie Kohn, and other relevant readings. Identifying the complex nature of the overall problem The need for educational reform, and a desire for...

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  • Y156 2

    and in the school environment. I will also be looking at how and why these involvements might prove difficult, and considering, vygotsky’s ideas and Alfie Kohn’s three c approach using the case studies of Rebecca a young girl with downs syndrome, and Ryan a boy that has just started school and is having...

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  • Standardized Teting in Our Schools

    literature in the elementary grades, and entire subject areas such as science (if the tests cover only language arts and math) (Kohn Standardized Testing and Its Victims 1). Alfie Kohn, author of The Case against Standardized Testing, recalls a specific incident of how children are being cheated out of valuable...

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  • No Child Left Behind

    Standards; One-Size-Fits-All Mandates and Their Dangers” By Alfie Kohn, January 14, 2010 Retrieved on April 19, 2011 from: http://www.alfiekohn.org/teaching/edweek/national.htm April 23, 2011 According to the author, Alfie Kohn Standards-based education is a rapidly growing movement within...

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