"This unique, hands-on book is packed with tested ideas and strategies to help you create a classroom environment where good conduct and high achievement are the norm and where students become self-motivated and take responsibility for their actions. The second edition is fully revised and updated to reflect changes in the past decade. Major updates include: A new focus on the teacher as a classroom leader and coach who wants students to buy into a classroom management program. More extensive coverage of safety issues, including creating a bully-free environment. More explicit information about the limits that teachers should set. Protecting student privacy. How to handle chronic misbehavior--whether at the individual or whole-group level. New coverage of technology in the classroom, including handling disruptions from students' cell phones and iPods, managing a classroom when there are computers involved, various technological resources available to motivate, engage, instruct, and communicate with students and parents. This must-have resource offers a comprehensive and accessible guide to discipline in the secondary school setting, complete with handy forms, checklists, and self-assessments to help teachers work with students in productive ways"-- Provided by publisher.