Managing Noncompliance and Defiance in the Classroom
A Road Map for Teachers, Specialists, and Behavior Support Teams
- Geoff Colvin - Behavior Associates
Foreword by Randy Sprick
"Finally, a book derived from research but written with practical examples so teachers can better understand how to develop successful interventions for addressing noncompliance in the classroom."
—Heather Peshak George, Assistant Professor
University of South Florida
"Colvin provides practical advice for addressing student noncompliance in ways that are easy to integrate into your classroom, school, and district."
—Rachel Freeman, Associate Research Professor and Director
Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support, University of Kansas
"The book provides practical, easy-to-use, reproducible tools for assessing problem behaviors and developing effective intervention strategies. It is an excellent resource for creating a positive, safe, and productive learning environment."
—Sylvia Martinez and Laura Zeff, District Behavior Specialists
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA
Reduce noncompliant behavior in the classroom with these proven strategies!
By developing an in-depth understanding of noncompliant behavior, K–12 educators can help even the most troubled students learn to function cooperatively and respectfully in the classroom.
Managing Noncompliance and Defiance in the Classroom offers a systematic approach to understanding and addressing the causes of misbehavior and disruptive conduct. Student behavior expert Geoff Colvin provides a clear process for identifying key factors that contribute to this challenging problem and presents a wealth of field-tested, evidence-based intervention strategies. This comprehensive road map provides readers with:
- Assessment tools for distinguishing between chronic noncompliance and intermittent misconduct
- Strategies for preventing escalation and classroom power struggles
- An easy-to-use chart that matches specific behaviors with proven interventions
- Guidelines for developing individual intervention plans
- Forms, checklists, and tables that can be adapted to specific needs
Remove barriers to academic achievement by developing students who are cooperative and ready to learn.
“This book is an invaluable resource for teachers, behavior specialists, and school teams interested in creating a positive learning environment for students. Geoff Colvin provides practical advice for addressing student noncompliance in ways that are easy to integrate into your classroom, school, and district.”
"Colvin addresses two of the most difficult and frustrating categories of misbehavior encountered by teachers and provides a wealth of strategies for preventing and intervening with these problems."
"Finally, a book derived from research but written with practical examples so that teachers can better understand how to develop successful interventions in addressing noncompliance in the classroom."
"Colvin is a true leader education and psychology. He effectively presents research-based strategies for proactively managing noncompliance and defiance in the classroom. The strategies are supplemented with chapter summaries, case studies, and reproducible materials. This book is a must-have for teachers and school personnel seeking to effectively manage student behavior and improve student achievement."
"Colvin provides a helpful road map for school teams. The case studies provide real examples that make the information easily understood and translated into real-life situations. The book provides practical, easy-to-use, reproducible tools for assessing problem behaviors and developing effective intervention strategies. It is an excellent resource for creating a positive, safe, and productive learning environment."
The coverage is extremely important for educators to know. The content is absolutely a must for classroom teachers and consultants.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Urgency of the Problem