Summary: Most new teachers, coaches, and recreation leaders who leave the profession do so because of behavior issues. Even when you have the subject knowledge and leadership skills you need, if participants' problem behaviors are not handled effectively, learning, performance, and enjoyment will suffer.
Positive Behavior Management in Physical Activity Settings, Second Edition, will help you manage your participants' behavior, whether you're a new or veteran teacher, ...show more coach, or recreation leader. This text, in an updated and expanded edition, will help you motivate your participants and create a physical activity environment that is conducive to learning and performance. In addition, the book provides methods for teaching participants to take personal and social responsibility for themselves, which serve to empower rather than control them.
With its focus expanded to include a variety of physical activity settings, the book will help you discover positive and creative ways to promote responsible behavior as well as prevent and redirect disruptive behavior. Using approaches from psychology, special education, and general education, you will learn how to apply proven practices for maintaining and enhancing appropriate behavior in your setting. The result is that your teaching or coaching goes more smoothly and your participants' learning and enjoyment are maximized.
This new edition features the following: