Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites (2/e)

  • Title:Shouting Won't Grow Dendrites (2/e): 20 Techniques to Detour Around the Danger Zones
  • Author:Marcia Tate
  • Publication Date:June 2014
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9781483350974
  • Publisher:Corwin Press

Behavioral problems often occur when students are bored or unmotivated. Your best offense is a classroom environment that's proactive, supportive, and fun. This newly revised edition from education expert, Marcia L. Tate, helps you meet your students where they are. You'll find 5 new ways to detour students around misbehavior, updated research, new vignettes, and the latest classroom management techniques that you can implement right away.

In a new two color illustrated format, Tate provides a theoretical framework, practical applications, detailed implementation, and reflection opportunity for each strategy introduced. Teachers at all levels will discover Common Core-aligned techniques that will help them to:

  • Establish a relationship with students that supports deep learning
  • Deliver brain-compatible lessons
  • Work with students who have attention deficit disorder and chronic behavior problems
  • Promote student concentration and memory with classroom arrangement, light, color, and music

Learn how to improve student learning in today's challenging social climate. Implement the crucial elements for lasting motivation and engagement with this essential guide!


Author Bio

Marcia Tate is the former executive director of professional development for the DeKalb County School System, Decatur, Georgia. During her 30-year career with the district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development executive director.


Tate is currently an educational consultant and has taught more than 350,000 administrators, teachers, parents, and business and community leaders throughout the world. She is the author of: Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites; “Sit & Get” Won’t Grow Dendrites; Reading and Language Arts Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites; Shouting Won’t Grow Dendrites and Mathematics Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites co-written with Warren Phillips, one of the best science teachers in the country.

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