Chapter 10

Generally effective classroom meetings have the

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Unformatted text preview: in democratic procedures, to cooperate, and to develop mutual respect and responsible honesty. Classroom meetings are a part of several classroom management approaches including the work of William Glasser (1969) and programs such as judicious discipline (Landau & Gathercoal, 2000). Glasser (1969) identified three types of classroom meetings. Open-ended meetings provide an opportunity for students to explore issues of personal interest 46 or to engage in role-playing and fantasy. The educational/diagnostic meeting allows students to discuss academic content they are learning. For example, this type of meeting can be used at the beginning of a lesson to assess students’ existing knowledge. The problem solving meeting is designed to help clarify problems, add information about the problem, and to commit to proposed solutions. Generally, effective classroom meetings have the following characteristics. • Classroom meetings such be held regularly, perhaps as often as once a week (Dreikurs &am...
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