Class Discipline Strategies Used By The Classroom Essay

994 Words Nov 30th, 2016 4 Pages
After having interviewed a middle grade teacher for a description on how class discipline is addressed in the classroom and also in the entire school, the answers I received impressed me a lot since the strategies used are pretty much similar to the ones used by Educational Psychologists. In today’s world it is very important for a teacher to understand that not all students are the same, for this reason it is even more important that each and every teacher to apply as many ideas as Educational Psychologist do. During the interview there were many questions asked about the class discipline strategies used by the teacher, the first one that was addressed was that the teacher first tries to understand the situation of the child personal life. First teacher investigates, rather than suppose what might be causing a bad behavior or attitude problem in the class. According to the textbook it is very important that a teacher looks into the children’s background whenever there is a problem conduct. For example during the interview the teacher mentioned that there was a child in her class who was very aggressive towards others and that the child never completed homework when assigned. Before the teacher punished this child she wanted to make sure the child was in a safe living environment at home. After a conference with the parents’ teacher noticed that they were a very low income family and father was a drug addict who abused his wife. The teacher came to the conclusion that the…

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