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Discipline Without Stress Newsletter – July 2013

Volume 13 Number 7


  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




“People who dwell on the past and the future are less likely to be happy than people who concentrate on the present.”
—Time Magazine, July 8-15, 2013 (special issue on “Happiness,” p. 27)


One day a salesman driving in on a two-lane country road got stuck in the ditch. He asked a farmer for help. The farmer hitched up Elmo, the blind mule, to the salesman’s car. The farmer grabbed a switch, snapped it in the air, and yelled, “Go, Sam, go!” Nothing happened. He snapped it again. “Go, Jackson, go!” … >>>


Differences in Teaching Reading – Young vs. Older

: If you deal with young people at all, make time to read the following in its entirety. It is only slightly edited from the original post/
ORIGINAL POST QUESTION: You work with older alternative students as well as with young children. Can you explain the difference between working with them?
I’d love to tell you a bit about the new job that Darlene and I took on. Although in this particular job we make great use of the three principles of positivity, choice, reflection, we aren’t using the program to handle discipline problems in the same way as we do with our primary students. I’ll have to describe the job, the students, and the school to … >>>