Happy Kids Don't Punch You in the Face

  • Title:Happy Kids Don't Punch You in the Face: A Guide to Eliminating Aggressive Behavior in School
  • Author:Ben Springer
  • Publication Date:March 2018
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9781506392790
  • Publisher:Corwin Press

Take a positive approach to behavior intervention for results that work—and last!  

When there’s a nuclear meltdown happening in your classroom, you don’t have a second to think. This book is your trusted guide on what to do in the heat of the moment, and how you can decrease the chances of incidents happening in the first place. Its field-tested strategies integrate principles of behavioral intervention with the best practices of positive psychology—a fresh, effective response that respects the tough realities you face every day.  

Happy Kids takes a student-centered approach to behavior, emphasizing optimism and student happiness without sugarcoating the realities of managing your students. Inside you’ll find:  

  • Ready-to-use tools and guidelines 
  • Practical guidance developed from the author’s extensive experience training educators 
  • Solutions that work now and support each student’s future well-being 
  • A deliberate focus at the classroom, building, and system level   

Whether you’re a teacher, school counselor, psychologist, or administrator, Happy Kids has the guidance you need to manage behavior, ensure safety for all, and bring peace back to the classroom and school.

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