Proactive Discipline Means Building and Maintaining Self- Esteem in the Classroom Student’s Name Institution Date Proactive Discipline Means Building and Maintaining Self- Esteem in the Classroom Abstract The aim of this paper is to discuss the numerous techniques teachers can use to build their students’ self-esteem. Self-esteem is considered as an important factor in the learning environment as it determines the behaviors of students. This discussion points out certain characteristics exhibited by both students experiencing low and high self-esteem and provide teachers with appropriate suggestions on how to handle them. Also various literature reviews are studied in this paper concerning the topic of self-esteem and proactive discipline. Teachers have been given several techniques on how to build and improve students’ self-esteem in order to obtain a positive learning environment in their classes. Key Words: Self-esteem proactive discipline classroom behavior. Introduction Proactive discipline comes in handy with self-esteem. A student confidence faith and support. Therefore building of self-esteem is crucial step in changing students’ behaviors through proactive discipline. Nurturing of students’ emotions is another great step teachers should take in the effort of building students’ self-esteem. References Demirdag S. (2015). Classroom management and students' self-esteem: Creating positive classrooms. Educational Research and Reviews 10(2) 191-197. Retrieved from DOI:10.5897/ERR2014.2000 Groppi S. M. University of California & Berkeley. (2006). The science of mind: Exploring the influence of the academic environment on the development of research psychology in America 1880-1910. Johnson F. & Educational R. S. (2006). Proactive discipline for reactive students: A guide for practicing effective classroom behavior management. Midland MI: Educational Resource Services. Naresh R. & Subasree R. (2013). Psychological Components of Successful Functioning and Positive Youth Development and Self-Esteem among Male and Female University Students. PsycEXTRA Dataset. doi:10.1037/e670282012-220 Thomson M. M. (2012). Labelling and self-esteem: does labelling exceptional students impact their self-esteem? Support for Learning 27(4) 158-165. doi:10.1111/1467-9604.12004 [...]
Chapter Eleven – Proactive Discipline Means Building and Maintaining Self-Esteem in the Classroom (Chapter 11 is uploaded!). In each of your mini-papers, you are expected to read the designated chapter, summarize the content, and write a six (6) to eight (8) page paper using STRICT APA format. The APA manual is a required text for this course and you WILL NOT BE successful without it. Elements of APA include: 1) Cover page with running head and page numbers, 2) Abstract page with keywords, 3) Body with a clear Introduction, Literature Review, and Discussion, 4) Conclusion page, and 5) Reference page. Mini-papers must contain appropriate citations within the paper and reflected on the reference page. Acceptable fonts are Arial 11 point or New Times Romans 12 point and doubled-spaced. Scholarly papers should be clear, organized, unified, free of grammatical errors, concise, accurate, objective, and of course in the approved format, APA.