Since so many teachers have problems with classroom discipline, the following is shared to help teachers with discipline problems. (Italics have been added.)
I’m a 9th grade high school teacher in Long Beach, CA. You and I spoke on the phone about a year ago. Most of us grew up with the old ‘rules and consequences’ model, so I naturally followed it when I became a teacher 21 years ago.
Now I don’t know whether our culture changed, or the kids changed, or I changed. But apparently no one ever told my students that bad behavior should be punished.
Its like many of them are totally foreign to the concept. Why? I don’t know. But I was very tired … >>>READ MORE >>> →