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Posts Made By: Fenwick
Board: The VENT 02-27-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
 
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: 5
 
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?
Board: Classroom Management 10-08-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Fenwick
What was your procedure for entering the room on...

What was your procedure for entering the room on the first day?
Board: Classroom Management 05-03-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Fenwick
Helicopter parents come in lots of flavors....

Helicopter parents come in lots of flavors. Teachers are not immune to the airspace. It looks like she is trying to give unsolicited advice as a self-appointed mentor. A problem with these parents is...
Board: Classroom Management 05-01-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Fenwick
Do you have any type of incentive (motivation)...

Do you have any type of incentive (motivation) that answers question for students, "Why should I?" In this case, "Why should I put my backpack by the wall as you ask?" Some teachers use...
Board: Classroom Management 04-29-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Fenwick
Does your school have a Student Handbook which...

Does your school have a Student Handbook which includes School Discipline Code?
Board: Classroom Management 04-19-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Fenwick
If you are realizing a lot of achievement and...

If you are realizing a lot of achievement and cooperation via a hw program I'm all for it. I can see I erred and should have used a qualifier, "Some teachers...", when paraphrasing Kohn. I know from...
Board: Classroom Management 04-17-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Fenwick
Note Pad and Letter On the Desk I can't...

Note Pad and Letter On the Desk

I can't force a student to follow directions. I carry a small notepad in my pocket. When the student refuses or starts backtalk I calmly and slowly take it out,...
Board: Classroom Management 04-15-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Fenwick
Alfie Khon's The Homework Myth is appropriate for...

Alfie Khon's The Homework Myth is appropriate for describing your situation. That is, even though the research and studies show hw has no direct effect on student achievement in lower grades and does...
Board: Classroom Management 04-06-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Fenwick
I attended an art workshop while back put on by...

I attended an art workshop while back put on by an art teacher from another school. One of her first questions to the group was, "When you teach math do you allow your students to socialize, get out...
Board: Classroom Management 03-28-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Fenwick
...We made water bottle rockets and shot them off...

...We made water bottle rockets and shot them off in the practice field. The entire time they sat in the bleachers or grass and picked grass. This was a group project and the class days they had to...
Board: Classroom Management 03-17-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Fenwick
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Tools For Teaching by Fred Jones





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