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Posts Made By: Fenwick
Board: The VENT 03-31-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Fenwick
Proximity and SER

ST may be trying proximity or as Fred Jones calls it “working the crowd” to quell disruption and increase engagement. If so, and as with any technique, an objective observer might ask Is it working?...
Board: New Teachers 03-19-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Fenwick
Before you start over you should ask yourself if...

Before you start over you should ask yourself if you are prepared to enforce every rule each and every time, no matter the situation, the place or the time. On an intellectual level most teachers...
Board: The VENT 03-13-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Fenwick
Respecting students has to do with keeping...

Respecting students has to do with keeping discipline private or nearly so. Public displays - clip charts, names on board, star charts etc. are neon reminders to all regarding who is good and who is...
Board: The VENT 03-11-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Fenwick
Aiding Aides

Few aides receive training. Aides do the best they can with whatever skills they bring to the job. Unlike regular teachers, most aides do not take years of methods courses, do practice teaching or...
Board: The VENT 03-10-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Fenwick
Administrator ???

She seems to be at risk handling the most fundamental responsibility of any administrator: student and school personnel safety. From your description it looks like there has been insufficient...
Board: Fifth Grade 03-08-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Fenwick
Standard of Excellence

If the goal is to slow them down use a Standard of Excellence with your questions. An SofE is a set of comprehension questions with a built-in incentive for students to work diligently and accurately...
Board: Fifth Grade 03-07-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Fenwick
Reading To Students

Are you reading because students are unable to read?
Board: Fifth Grade 03-05-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Fenwick
Almost every teacher struggles (I’m one) with...

Almost every teacher struggles (I’m one) with engagement . Partner read can be an effective strategy. By “rush through it” do you mean students might aimlessly word call without purpose or...
Board: Fifth Grade 03-04-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Fenwick
Engagement rate is the number of minutes students...

Engagement rate is the number of minutes students are actually engaged (doing) in a teacher directed activity. Listening would not be engaged. A well designed lesson is one where students do most of...
Board: The VENT 03-02-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Fenwick
More To Being A Teacher Than Teaching

Like your stance regarding dealing with behavior you have observed firsthand. Other information is secondhand, and although it may be correct you will never know for sure until you discuss it with...
Board: The VENT 02-27-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Fenwick
Quantity vs Quality

This is an argument that has been around for some time; if you increase the time students are exposed to curricula the more they will learn. It also is a justification pushed by many to extend the...
Board: The VENT 02-24-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Fenwick
There is the option to take a hard line and teach...

There is the option to take a hard line and teach ‘em a lesson. However, you have no control over what happens in the home. Parents are in control. Better to put your skills to work on things you can...
Board: The VENT 02-18-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Fenwick
Off Day

Trained principals with experience teaching in real classrooms are aware any teacher can have an off day. What they are concerned with is whether this is a rare event or a pattern. Since you had good...
Board: The VENT 02-13-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Fenwick
Shooting Accidents

Principal is a title. It comes with no guarantee the person holding the title possesses effective interpersonal skills. Students tend to work harder and behave better for teachers they like. It is no...
Board: Classroom Management 02-04-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Fenwick
Working the Crowd

It’s a test. The students want to know what you will allow. Nagging them to shape up will not cut it. In fact the more you talk the worse it gets. When they say “No” it’s backtalk. The way to...
Board: The VENT 01-23-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Fenwick
Proactive vs. Reactive

2. My question, “What is the behavior(s) he is demonstrating that calls for a yellow?” From your thread it seems the main concern is what to do about punishment and his reaction? If so, this is...
Board: The VENT 01-15-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Fenwick
Good = Proactive A philosophy that says...

Good = Proactive

A philosophy that says “What can I do to prevent (behavior) from happening in the first place?”

Bad = Reactive

A philosophy that says “What should happen to (Name) for...
Board: Classroom Management 09-27-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Fenwick
Proactive Rewards

Rewards are not always a bad idea. Immature students often need a “primer” to get the motor going. Key, however, is when the reward is offered. If it’s offered in the heat of the moment in order to...
Board: Classroom Management 09-21-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Fenwick
Self-Eliminate

If redirecting is working it should self-eliminate. Because it’s a good technique you should find yourself using it less and less. If you find yourself using it over and over it’s time to reexamine...
Board: Classroom Management 04-23-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Fenwick
Can you be more specific what you mean "building...

Can you be more specific what you mean "building relationships"?
Board: Classroom Management 01-03-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Fenwick
Agree with tyrex. Seating is one of the...

Agree with tyrex.

Seating is one of the proactive things a teacher has control over. It can be done before students show up. Consider: Given the choice, will students sit in the best possible...
Board: Classroom Management 11-18-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Fenwick
Key is supervision with proximity. There is a...

Key is supervision with proximity. There is a direct relationship between how students behave and their physical distance from the teacher. Consider: If you are a student bent on goofing off and, as...
Board: Classroom Management 10-28-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Fenwick
What incentives have you tried?

What incentives have you tried?
Board: Classroom Management 10-28-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Fenwick
See if I understand this: You have no supplies,...

See if I understand this: You have no supplies, no curriculum and the materials you do have are destroyed by students. In addition, the school will not replace the tv, a vital engagement tool. Top...
Board: Classroom Management 10-23-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Fenwick
What kind(s) of training have you received in...

What kind(s) of training have you received in classroom management?



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