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Unformatted text preview: lthough his work has evolved over a number of
years, he has consistently recommended that schools need to be places where
students want to be, and that students need to be involved in classroom
management processes. His desire to include students in classroom management
is fundamental to his steps for effective problem-solving conferences with
students (Glasser, 1969). This approach is a way for teachers and students to work 40 together to solve management problems in the classroom, and consists of the
• Be personal. Students are more likely to become involved with
adults whom they care about and who care about them. This step
actually occurs both before and during the problem solving steps. • Identify the problem. This is accomplished through the question
“What are you doing?” Ask students to talk about what they are
currently doing, and get them to focus on their behavior in this
particular situation. • Ask for a value judgment. Ask students to evaluate the outcomes
of their behavior. Ask q...
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- Spring '08