Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children

ED 501 Course Syllabus and Assignments

Course Readings

Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children by Philip Hall. 2003.
Alexandria, VA: Assoc. for Supervision & Curriculum Development. 188 pages.

Course Description

This course will examine the issues related to understanding oppositional and defiant children in the school environment. It will review some of the common approaches that are used and explore other methods of working with these students. Daily classroom management and removal of disruptive students are outlined. Providing social services at school and working with parents are also explained. Behavior modification and developing a positive environment are also reviewed. (1 credit)

Course Objectives

1. Educators will learn about the various characteristics of oppositional children and how having a better understanding of their disposition will assist teachers.

2. Teachers will review the historical philosophy and commonly used approaches to oppositional children and why they often fail along with alternative solutions.

3. Learners will explore the classroom environments impact on student behavior and how a variety of modifications can reduce conflict and enhance learning.

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Course Syllabus and Assignment Rubrics

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Chapter Review/Reflections:

Write several paragraphs summarizing the main ideas, knowledge and information that you thought was significant from each chapter in the book. Extended bullet points of main issues are also acceptable. See the corresponding rubric for guidelines..

Chapters:

1. Understanding Oppositional Children
2. Why Commonly Used Approaches Often Fail
3. Engineering the Child's Environment for Success
4. Managing the Daily Antecedents
5. Removing the Child from the Classroom
6. Providing Services at School
7. Training the Child
8. Developing a Positive School Culture

Writing Assignments

After the chapter reviews, write a two-page paper linking key concepts from the book Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children by Philip Hall, to your specific classroom context. By focusing your essay on an area of interest that is relevant to your teaching or professional experience, you will enhance your capacity to apply new concept learned in this class. You may choose to specifically focus your paper on classroom-management strategies from the book that are a change from your typical teaching methodology or instructional practice.

Required Assignments

1. Book chapter readings
2.Chapter reviews and reflections.
3. Final Application essay or project activity (APA or MA writing style format.)

Email Assignments to: teacherslearningcenter@gmail.com in 1 or 2 Words docs.
Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca 727-258-7233

Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children

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