A sage once said, “Education is what you have left over after you have forgotten everything you have learned in school.”
This is a powerful insight.
Education, or learning, is always renewable because learning should never end until life ends.
This mindset can be a significant approach to reducing stress by implementing the three practices.
To dig deeper, let’s compare learning with training.
Training is imitative; education is creative. The difference between a trained person and an educated person can be likened to the difference between a parrot and its owner.
Training teaches you to solve problems according to procedures others have tested and proved. Once you have learned the procedure, you keep repeating it for as long as … >>> READ MORE >>> →
Dr. Marshall suggests practicing THREE PRINCIPLES when teaching and when dealing with situations that require the use of discipline: POSITIVITY, CHOICE and REFLECTION. These THREE PRINCIPLES are the second step of the Discipline without Stress Teaching Model.
Dr. Marshall encourages adults to verbalize all they say in a positive way, even when the situation itself might be perceived as negative. For example, when noticing students running in the hall, teachers might typically say, “No running!” Instead, the same message could be stated in a positive way: “We walk in the halls.” Student cooperation is encouraged when the tone of the classroom/school is one of positivity.
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With this discipline approach, students are proactively taught about “choice-response … >>>