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Retrieved from ” https: Learn to use the “broken record” technique.

Have your partner approach your desk and ask if his or her paper is “OK”. When the letters spell “Popcorn Party” or some other activitythat event is held. The consequence should be administered quickly and in a calm, matter-of-fact manner. Teachers have needs, wants and feelings and the right to teach without interruption by students misbehaving. Assertive discipline is an approach to classroom management developed by Lee and Marlene Canter.

Teachers need to communicate the idea that they care too much about themselves to allow students to take advantage of them. Demonstrate the “‘broken record” technique by writing responses for the teacher.

Assertive discipline

Issue a direction Tyler: By using this site, you agree sssertive the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If the command is not followed, you might issue a choice to the student. Where are your manners? If you want to act like a bully, I’ll show you what it’s like to get pushed around. With another person, discuss the following: Explain why rules are needed. Consider this example of the procedure: She starts to cry and accuses you of never helping her. He has established an organization in California called Canter and Associates, through which he provides training for teachers who want to become more assertive in their teaching.


Use “proximity praise” also appears to have been borrowed from Jacob Kounin. While eye-contact from children during discipline is common among those raised in homes with European ancestry, most other cultures of the world require a student to look down or avoid eye contact while being disciplined.

The underlying goal of assertive discipline is to allow teachers to engage students in the learning process uninterrupted by students’ misbehaviour. Dscipline ten to fifteen feet apart from your partner who is standing. Assertive teachers act in a calm, confident and businesslike manner. They let their discipline plan do all of the work. More than being a director, assertive teachers build positive, trusting relationships with their students and teach appropriate classroom behavior via direct instruction Instead of just focusing on the misbehaving students, praise youngsters near them who are doing the correct thing.

This can be done after the first, second, or third request. Learn to use the “positive repetitions” technique. You tell her to sit down and raise her hand. Even if a student is having a bad day, there is a reason to improve They atttempt to get their own needs met and still take into account assertibe capabilities of their students. Views Read Edit View history. He fails to let the students clearly know what he wants and what he will not accept.


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Assertive Discipline | Child Discipline in the Classroom

Dismiss the thought that there is any acceptable reason for misbehavior Biologically based misbehavior may be an exception. Attach a message explaining the program and requesting their help. Group rewards are also used. Students are off task while the teacher quietly sits at her desk and corrects assignments. Pedagogy School and classroom behaviour.

Diana leaves her seat to tug on your arm and ask for assistance.

Maintain this eye contact for a few seconds.