September 10, 2014 by dragonflytraining
- What Makes A School Discipline System Work?
- Seven Signs of a “Good Enough” Discipline System
- The Behaviour Delusion (or “Why do Kids Kick Off?”)
I’ve put it in different ways, but most of what I’ve talked about has been the extent to which discipline systems and school culture, not teacher skill, determine behaviour. I’ve worked at a lot of different schools, and learnt that my effectiveness at behaviour management seems to vary massively between the schools. As I argued in the third post above, student expectations, usually acquired from their peers, have more impact than anything the teacher chooses to do. This is why I am outraged about many of those snake oil salesman who offer individual teachers a “magic bullet” solution to behaviour, usually built around…
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