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discipline has taken many forms. It varied from society to
society and time to time. Often it was harsh and and deadly
and at other times it was understanding and corrective. In
essence it is the process by which individuals and groups
maintained order in a classroom, home or society.
Teacher: Teachers are responsible for the way the class operates. Never allow a minor situation to grow into a
confrontation. Learn how to
deal with confrontation in a professional manner. No learning can take place if the atmosphere
is chaotic and uneasy. Always maintain a
positive, cooperative approach to discipline. Get to
know them and understand their individual needs.Talk to
parents, guidance, coaches and other teachers on how they
are dealing with a student's discipline issues.
root causes of misbehavior. Often
students will come to school with baggage from home, the
halls, the neighborhood or relationships. Bear in mind that in some cases you are the only one
that is there for them and truly cares about their welfare.
In referring a student don't overdue the frequency for
"sending the student to the office" administration will
think you can not handle your class and the referrel loses
its impact. It should be used in a situation which you can
not immediately handle or has gone beyond your efforts with
security, parents, other teachers or guidance.
Keep an open
ongoing contact with the students, parents,
guidance and administration. Yes by all means contact the
parent if the student is disruptive, rude or hostile. Be
honest with them and don't be afraid to
give professional suggestions. Contact the parents when they are doing well or have done
something surprisingly positive. The parents will know you
care and be more willing to help if the need arises. You might want
to review some of my suggestions on the
Teacher Discipline page.
Your methods used are vital to teach and enforce rules
of conduct and
prevent behavioral problems. It can
involve punishments, rewards and reinforcements that instill
self-control, encourage positive behaviors and discourage negative
positive parenting techniques and keep a close
contact with the teachers, administrators and
guidance. You need to be aware of their
activities, in and out of school.
Find out what are the core issues that are causing the school issues. Work with the school to enhance
both the learning and disciplinary condition. If you
receive a report of a problem
don't be confrontational and and
get the facts concerning the issue before confronting the child. If a
parent conference is necessary
go in with an open mind and try working with the school to resolve the
issues. One suggestion contact guidance if you feel the issue can not be
resolve through other means. Review our suggestions on the
Administration:Principals and Assistant Principals hold the key to maintaining
a stable school environment.Teachers will maintain order if they feel
the administration has their support.
Hiring the best and the brightest can prevent many possible issues.
In their deliberations they must think hard what will be the best for
roll as an administrator is vital.Teachers will respect them if they
feel they are being treated in a professional, fair, consistent,
unbiased and caring manner. If a teacher is having difficulty a good
administrator needs to understand and correct the root causes; class size, class composition,
misplacement, or lack of training.
Principals and their assistants, when
dealing with students, must never
allow ethnicity, race, gender, student status, community connections or
his or her opinion of the teacher to interfere with the fair adjudication
of the issues causing the discipline problem. Students, parents and
teachers will as a result have greater respect for the administrator and
find their jobs a great deal easier.