Anger Management: I knew we were making a difference when one student, with a twinkle in his eyes asked me, "How are you feeling?" Knowing what he was looking for, I answered, "Mad!" He said, "Mad is a secondary emotion. You can’t use that word. What are you really feeling?"
Building a caring classroom community allows the teacher to spend more time teaching and less time handling student conflicts. Learn how to foster a positive learning environment so that your students’ focus will be on learning.
How do you avoid feeling like a victim? Learn a dozen tried & true ways to stop conflict in its tracks and keep your power!
Bystanders - Stop Bullying with these twelve responses to bullying.
Student learning time increases when children understand the difference between tattling and reporting. Yet, children's observations can help teachers know what is happening when they are not present or when their attention is elsewhere. Allowing students an opportunity to share their serious concerns is a necessary component of a positive school environment.