Students Who Drive You Crazy: Succeeding With Resistant, Unmotivated, and Otherwise Difficult Young People

Take a proactive approach with your most challenging students!This second edition of a bestseller gives teachers a model to assess, understand, and respond to challenging students, plus new tables, charts, and reflection questions. Offering real-life scenarios from interviews with teachers, counselors, and school administrators, this updated volume provides: More tips for developing active listening skills that improve communication with students  Suggestions for creating caring communities in the classroom A new section on dealing with aggressive and violent behavior Information on understanding parent behavior and suggestions for building positive connections with parents and families

Living With the Dragon: Acting Ethically in a World of Unintended Consequences

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The book consists of a short introduction to the significance of unintended consequences and four chapters. The first chapter develops a typology of unintended consequences and distinguishes them from historical contingencies. The second chapter analyzes three types of causes of such consequences: worldly, practical and psychological causes. The third explores the significant problems these consequences pose for standard moral theories. The fourth and final chapter examines how we might begin both to think about and cope with unintended consequences in an ethically good way.