DISCIPLINE

- a controlled behavior.

5 Tips to Discipline a Student

 Finding the right time to discipline someone is difficult. Tell the student you will need to speak to him or her. most teachers can't afford to take 5-10 minutes to do this without bedlam erupting in the unsupervised classroom. and then have another teacher watch your class or wait until other students are working to attend to the problem. .

but you also cannot allow them to walk all over you. . Listen to the student's side of the issue without interrupting or dismissing them. but perhaps more important is empathy. You need to show your student that you are not a harsh taskmaster.• Directness is vital in this situation.

The student was trying to elicit a response with the offending action if the goal was to act-up. . and showing anger or frustration allows them to think acting in this way will be a good way to punish you when they feel the urge.• Even if this student is a repeat-offender (you know who you are!) a calm and measured approach will command more authority and respect without the shame and tuning out that students tend to engage in when they're being yelled at.

etc. talking and socializing into an extracurricular activity. . Remind them how they are important to the class and bring positive aspects that are all good. approach with concern rather than disappointment. and how they could re-direct arguing and complaining into debating.• If this act of misbehavior is new territory for a student.

. and why it deserves their attention.• Remind the student why this class is important to them in their lives and futures. If this trouble persists. from this point on the student is expected to follow them or make an obvious effort to do so. you might need to keep the referral slips handy in case a student needs to be disciplined more thoroughly. Tell them now that you've clearly explained the rules and your expectations.

Common Ways of Establishing Discipline /Classroom Control 4. Prevention 3. Causes of disciplining problems 2. Common Ways of Dealing with Discipline Problems .CAUSES AND PREVENTIVE MEASURE THAT COULD HELP IN ENSURING GOOD DISCIPLINE 1. Some tips to make you a good disciplinarian 5.

1.) Causes of Disciplining Problems .

a) Overcrowded with one or more than the regular number of students to a class .

b) With poor lighting facilities and inadequate ventilation .

making the collection and retrieval of tools less efficient .c) With furniture and storage cabinets disorderly positioned.

) With inappropriate seating arrangement such that distractions of student’s concentrations can easily occur .d.

e) Near sources of noise which obstructs understanding of the lesson .

2.) Prevention .

a) Depending on the students’ abilities and interests. teachers can implement group-oriented methodologies such as: * cooperative learning approach * team learning * peer tutoring * group projects and collection .

b) Teachers who are sensitive to possible misdirection of efforts and interaction are fast to switch from one technique to another as the need arises .

c) Of prime importance are the teachers’ personal attributes such as: * patience * compassion * concern and caring attitude * respect and trust for others .

d) The teachers’ personalities are their surest “arms” that can either win or fail amidst a controllable learning situation. .

. sometimes withdrawn. at times receptive.e) The teachers’ teaching style will determine how the students will respond.

Common Ways of Establishing Discipline/ Classroom Control .3.

They participate in formulating rules for their own behavior and they are expected to observe them.a) Discipline is the students’ responsibility. .

b) Discipline is the teachers’ way of establishing a desirable student-oriented environment for learning. .

c) Discipline is coupled with effective teaching strategies and techniques. .

d) Discipline is achieved through the effects of group dynamics on behavior. .

e) Discipline is believed to be exclusive responsibility of the teachers. .

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