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Foundations: Establishing Positive Discipline Policies

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Anderson, C.S. (1985). The investigation of school climate. In Austin, G.R. & Garber, H. (Eds.), Research on Exemplary Schools (pp. 97-126). Orlando, FL: Academic Press.

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Bamburg, J.D., & Andrews, R.L. (1991). School goals, principals and achievement. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2(3), 175-191.

Barkley, R. (1990). Attention deficit hyperactive disorder: A handbook for diagnosis and treatment. New York: Guilford Press.

Bielefeldt, T. (1990). Classroom discipline. Research Roundup, 5(2), 318-133.

Brophy, J.E. (1980). Teacher praise: A functional analysis. East Lansing, MI: The Institute for Research on Teaching.

Brophy, J.E. (1986a). Classroom management techniques. Education and Urban Society, 18(2), 182-194.

Brophy, J.E. (1986b). Teacher Influences on student achievement. American Psychologist, 4(10), 1069-1077.

Brophy, J.E. (1987). Synthesis of research on strategies for motivating students to learn. Educationa1 Leadership, 45(2), 40-48.

Brophy, J.E. (1988a). Educating teachers about managing classrooms and students. Teaching and Teacher Education, 4(1), 1-18.

Brophy, J.E. (1988b). Research linking teacher behavior to student achievement: Potential implications for instruction of Chapter 1 students. Educational Psychologist, 23(3), 235-286.

Brophy, J.E., & Good, T.L. (1986). Teacher behavior and student achievement. In M.C.Wittrock, (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Teaching (3rd ed.), (pp. 328-377). New York: Macmillan.

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Cannella, G.S. (1986). Praise and concrete rewards: Concerns for childhood education. Childhood Education, 62(4), 297-301.

Cantrell, R.P., & Cantrell, M.L. (1993). Countering gang violence in American schools. Principal, 72(3),6-9.

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Colvin, G. (Writer/Producer). (1992). Managing acting-out behavior: A staff development program [Video]. Longmont, CO: Sopris West Publishing.

Conley, S.C., & Bacharach, S.B. (1990). From school-site management to participatory school-site management. Phi Delta Kappan, 71(7), 539-544.

Corbett, H.D., & Wilson, B.L. (1992). The central office role in instructional improvement. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 3(1), 45-68.

Cotton, K. (1990). Schoolwide and classroom discipline. Close-Up #9. Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

Cotton, K. (1991). Educating urban minority youth: Research on effective practices. Topical Synthesis #4. Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

Cotton, K. (1992). Developing empathy in children and youth. Close-Up #13 (Ed. 361 87). Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

Cotton, K. (1995). Effective schooling practices: A research synthesis, 1995 Update. Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

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Emmer, E.T., & Evertson, C.M. (1980). Effective management at the beginning of the school year in junior high classes (Report No. 6107). Austin, TX: University of Texas, Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.

Emmer, E.T., Evertson, C.M., Sanford, J.P., Clements, B.S., & Worsham, M.E. (1999). Classroom management for secondary teachers. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Evertson, C.M. (1985). Training teachers in classroom management: An experimental study in secondary school classrooms. Journal of Educational Research, 79(1), 51-58.

Evertson, C.M., Emmer, E.T., Clements, B.S., Sanford, J.P., & Worsham, M.E. (1999). Classroom management for elementary teachers. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Fullan, M. (1993). Coordinating school and district development in restructuring. In Murphy, J. & Hallinger, P. (Eds.), Restructuring schooling: Learning from ongoing efforts (pp. 143-164). Newbury Park, CA: Corwin Press.

Goldstein, A. P., & Keller, H. (1987). Aggressive behavior: Assessment and intervention. New York: Pergamon Press.

Good, T.L. (1987). Two decades of research on teacher expectations: Findings and future directions. Journal of Teacher Education, 38(4), 32-47.

Good, T.L., & Brophy, J.E. (1984). Looking in classrooms (3rd ed.). New York: Harper & Row.

Gottfredson, D.C. (1987). An evaluation of an organization development approach to reducing school disorder. Evaluation Review, 11(6), 739-763.

Gottfredson, D.C., Gottfredson, G.D., & Hybl, L.G. (1993). Managing adolescent behavior: A multiyear, multischool study. American Educational Research Journal, 30(1), 179-215.

Heck, R.H. (1992). Principalsí instructional leadership and school performance: Implications for policy development. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 14(1), 21-34.

Higgins, P. (1990). Helping kids handle anger: Teaching self control. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Hord, S.M. (1992). Facilitative leadership: The imperative for change. Austin, TX: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory.

Jenson, W., Rhode, G.,& Reavis, H. K. (1995). The tough kid tool box. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Jones, V.F. & Jones, L. S. (1995). Comprehensive classroom management. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kauffman J.M., Hallahan, D.P., Mostert, M.P., Trent, S.C., & Nuttycombe, D.G. (1993). Managing classroom behavior: A reflective case-based approach. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kerr, M.M., & Nelson, C.M. (1998). Strategies for managing behavior problems in the classroom (3rd ed.). New York: Macmillan.

Kounin, J. S. (1977). Discipline and group management in classrooms. Huntington, NY: Krieger Publishing.

Lee, V.E., & Smith, J. B. (1993). Effects of school restructuring on the achievement and engagement of middle-grade students. Sociology of Education, 66(3), 164-187.

Leithwood, K. (1994). Leadership for school restructuring. Educational Administration Quarterly, 30(4), 498-518.

Leming, T.J. (1993). In search of effective character education. Educational Leadership, 51(3), 63-71.

Levine, D.U. (1990). Update on effective schools: Findings and implications from research and practice. Journal of Negro Education, 59(4), 577-684.

Morgan, D.P., & Jenson, W.R. (1988). Teaching behaviorally disordered students. Columbus, OH: Merrill.

OíNeill, R.E., Horner, R.H., Albin, R.W., Storey, K., & Sprague, J.R. (1998). Functional analysis of problem behavior. Sycamore, IL.

Odden, E.R., & Wohlstetter, P. (1995). Making school-based management work. Educational Leadership, 52(5), 32-36.

Paine, S.C., Radicchi, J., Deutchman, L., Rosellini, L.C., & Darch, C.B. (1983). Structuring your classroom for academic success. Champaign, IL: Research Press.

Phillips, V., & McCullough, L. (1992). Student/staff support teams. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Purkey, W., & Novak, J. (1984). Inviting school success. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Rhode, G.R., Jenson, W.R., & Reavis, H.K. (1992). The tough kid book: Practical classroom management strategies. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Sammons, P., Hillman, J., & Mortimore, P. (1994). Key characteristics of effective schools: A review of school effectiveness research. London: University of London, International School Effectiveness & Improvement Centre.

Sanford, J.P., & Evertson, C.M. (1981). Classroom management in a low SES junior high: Three case studies. Journal of Teacher Education, 32(1), 34-38.

Slavin, R.E. (1994). Quality, Appropriateness, incentive, and time: A model of instructional effectiveness. International Journal of Educational Research, 21, 141-157.

Sprick, R.S. (1981). The solution book: A guide to classroom discipline. Chicago: Science Research Associates.

Sprick, R.S. (1985). Discipline in the secondary classroom: A problem by problem survival guide. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Sprick, R.S. (1990). Playground discipline: Positive techniques for recess supervision [Video].

Sprick, R.S. (1995a). School-wide discipline and policies: An instructional classroom management approach. In Kameenui, E. & Darch, C.B. (Eds.), Instructional Classroom Management: A Proactive Approach to Managing Behavior (pp.234-267). White Plains, NY: Longman Press.

Sprick, R.S. (1995b). STP: Stop, think, plan: A school-wide strategy for teaching conflict resolution skills [Video].

Sprick, R.S. (1995c). Cafeteria discipline: Positive techniques for lunchroom supervision [Video].

Sprick, R.S., & Colvin, G. (1992). Bus discipline: A positive approach [Video].

Sprick, R.S., Garrison, M., & Howard, L.M. (1998). CHAMPs: A proactive and positive approach to classroom management. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Sprick, R.S., Garrison, M., & Howard, L.M. (2000). ParaPro: Supporting the instructional process. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Sprick, R.S., & Howard, L.M. (1995). Teacherís encyclopedia of behavior management: 100 problems/500 plans. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Sprick, R.S., & Howard, L.M. (1996). Substitutes: Planning for productivity and consistency [Video].

Sprick, R.S., Sprick, M.S., & Garrison, M. (1993). Foundations: Establishing positive discipline policies, Vol. I: The process, Vol. II: Sample policies, and Vol. III: The workbook [Video].

Sprick, R.S., Sprick, M.S., & Garrison, M. (1993). Interventions: Collaborative planning for students at-risk. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Sprick, R.S., Wise, B.J., Marcum, K., Haykin, M., Howard, L.M., & Garrison, M. (1998). Administratorís desk reference of behavior management & discipline: Creating a safe and productive school. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Staub, R.W. (1990). The effects of publicly posted feedback on middle school studentsí disruptive hallway behavior. Education and Treatment of Children, 13(3), 249-257.

Taylor, B.O., & Levine, D.U. (1991). Effective schools: Projects and school-based management. Phi Delta Kappan, 72(5), 394-397.

Teddlie, C., Kirby, P.C., & Stringfield, S. (1989). Effective versus Ineffective schools: Observable differences in the classroom. American Journal of Education, 97(3), 221-236.

Walker, H. (1995). The acting-out child: Coping with classroom disruption. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Walker, H., & Severson, H. (1990). Systematic screening for behavior disorders. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Walker, H., & Walker, J. (1991). Coping with noncompliance in the classroom: A positive approach for teachers. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Wolery, M.R., Bailey, D.B.,Jr., & Sugai, G.M. (1988). Effective teaching: Principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Wong, H.K., & Wong, R.T. (1991). The first days of school: How to start school successfully. Sunnyvale, CA: Harry K. Wong Publications.