Lying is a common source of discipline problems in schools. Often, students lie to protect/defend themselves. Regardless of the reason for the lying, teachers want to know how to stop it from occurring.
A foundational characteristic of the Raise Responsibility System is that the deed is separated from the doer, the act from the actor, a good person from an inappropriate or wrong action. Therefore, reference is NOT made to the behavior.
Instead, reference is made to the LEVEL of behavior.
Referring to a level is “outside” of oneself, thereby negating a feeling or “need” to self-defend.
This concept of referring to levels needs to be revisited when first starting to use the system. So is the second part of … >>>READ MORE >>> →