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Discipline Without Stress Newsletter – September 2014

—Volume 14 Number 9


  1. Welcome
  2. Promoting Responsibility
  3. Increasing Effectiveness
  4. Improving Relationships
  5. Promoting Learning
  6. Parenting
  7. Discipline without Stress (DWS)
  8. Reviews and Testimonials  



At this back-to-school time of year, I share a phrase that I imagine many students think: “Don’t blow out my candle.”

It is important to realize that we live our lives on all levels of the Hierarchy of Social Development.

Rich Lowry, in his book “Lincoln Unbound” (2013), states that some people convinced Lincoln to run for the Illinois state legislature in 1832. He was just 23 at the time. This was certainly external motivation. I had similar experiences when a colleague suggested I become a high school principal.

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Back-to-School Wisdom for Parents and Teachers

The back-to-school season is upon us, with many classrooms already buzzing with new activity and others waiting to be filled with eager students next week. As you send your children to school these first few days or welcome them into your class, keep the following words of wisdom in mind. 

  • “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” –Albert Einstein
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.” –Anatole France
  • “An investment in knowledge pays
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