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6 Tips for Dealing with Discipline

September 23, 2014

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1. Be consistent but handle each case individually. By this I mean that it’s important to learn the circumstances of the situation as you discipline. Despite how you might feel in the heat of the moment, most children aren’t acting out just to make your day more difficult! Children are responsible for their actions and […]

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Classroom Management – Reasonable Consequences

November 15, 2012

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A consequence is the effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier. Good classroom management regularly uses reasonable consequences. When a teacher makes use of reasonable consequences in her classroom, she is teaching her kids to be accountable for their actions. “The purpose of a consequence is to retrain the brain and transform the heart.” […]

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Classroom Management – Expectations

November 14, 2012

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Let kids know what your expectations are. Teachers should never assume that children understand what is expected of them in classroom situations. Let’s talk about reasonable expectations and how to let kids know what is expected of them. It’s important for teachers to remember that children need to be taught how to behave in the […]

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Classroom Management – Offer Choices

November 12, 2012

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Ryan was a great kid! He had a huge heart. I saw him take care of his little brother and do the nicest things for other children. Ryan was also stubborn. He could really dig in his heels. There were mornings when he just didn’t want to be at Sunday School and he let you […]

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Classroom Management – Preparation

November 7, 2012

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Last week I volunteered again at the nursery school I mentioned in my previous post. It was a special day – it was pumpkin science day. The teacher planned a whole bunch of activities for the kids. They were going to measure the height of their pumpkins, weigh their pumpkins, guess what was inside their […]

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