About the Author
Dr. Joan Carol Harlan is a Professor Emeriti of Elementary Education, The University of Mississippi. This is her eleventh book that pertains to the behaviors of children and adults. She is a sought-after consultant about classroom and behavior management and has hundreds of professional publications and presentations related to the behaviors of children, teachers, and parents. Dr. Harlan, along with her husband, Dr. Grady Edward Harlan, Professor Emeritus of Counseling and Educational Psychology, The University of Mississippi, are the proud parents of five children. This book is dedicated to her daughter, Elizabeth Ann Carson, D.O., whose development, demeanor, and character are a living testimony to the power of the strategies described herein.
Dr. Sidney Tucker Rowland is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Mississippi. She teaches Classroom Management, Human Development and Diversity, Effective Teaching Strategies, and other courses related to the preparation of teachers. Dr. Rowland presents professional development seminars to numerous school districts about classroom management, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Diverse Learners. Dr. Rowland was named as Outstanding Teacher by The University of Mississippi Education Alumni Chapter for 2000-2001. This book is dedicated to her children, grandchildren, and to "Flo" for her inspiration and vision.