I was asked by a third/fourth grade teacher, “What do you say to a student who thinks his answers are ALWAYS correct even when I prove he is wrong by giving examples of the correct math solutions and by other students demonstrating the correct answers by their methods?”
ALWAYS keep in mind that the person who asks the question controls the situation.
The only way this child will change is by having him continually reflect. The skill required to resolve classroom discipline and learning challenges with a student is in asking questions that will have the student reflect.
So what reflective question(s) can you ask?
Here are a few that immediately come to my mind:
– How do … >>>