Responsible Classroom Management, Grades K–5
A Schoolwide Plan
- J. Allen Queen - University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
- Bob Algozzine - University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
"The Responsible Classroom Management Plan (RCMPlan™) truly lets teachers teach and the principal serve as the instructional leader. RCM is a brilliant concept that has cut office referrals by as much as 80% and dropout rates by 50%. The book provides principals and teachers with implementation steps for introducing the entire faculty or even the district to this wonderful program that takes students from a mindset of entitlement into a real-life world of being responsible for their own actions from day one."
—Chris Lineberry, Principal
Harmon Elementary School, San Tan Valley, AZ
Reduce office referrals, decrease suspensions, and increase responsible student behavior!
Written for principals and teachers, this nationally tested discipline plan for Grades K–5 emphasizes a team approach to managing student behavior. The authors' Responsible Classroom Management Plan (RCMPlan™) demonstrates how a behavior support system can promote good citizenship and appropriate social conduct. This all-inclusive resource offers:
- A research-based model that shows teachers how to reinforce responsible behavior in a warm inviting classroom environment
- Guidelines for developing flexible behavior standards and effective consequences in place of rigid rules
- An end-of-book toolbox with numerous tools, samples, and field-tested consequences for introducing, implementing, and monitoring Responsible Classroom Management schoolwide
Additional tools and resources to help you implement Responsible Classroom Management are available here.
"The Responsible Classroom Management (RMC) plan really lets teachers teach and the principal serve as the instructional leader. RMC is a brilliant concept that has been tested nationally with results that have cut office referrals by as high as 80% and dropout rates by 50%. Now, principals and selective teachers can use this book with steps for implementation to prepare the entire faculty or even the district in this wonderful program that truly takes students from a stage of entitlement to a real-life world of being responsible for their own actions from day one."
"This book goes into great detail on how to establish a schoolwide discipline program and the step-by-step process for introduction and implementation. Involving students and parents are key elements outlined in the book for ownership in the program. I would recommend this book for any school, administrator, or teacher seeking ways to improve schoolwide discipline and effective classroom management."