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resources regarding redemptive discipline, behavior guidelines and sample rules for Christian education


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    A Bruised Reed and a Smoking Flax Grade 9-Grade 12
    Using an example, the author outlines biblical principles to consider in deciding on the best course of action with students for whom expulsion is being considered. Redemptive discipline requires consideration of the bruised reed and smoking flax.

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    ABC Game of New Beginnings Classroom Management Plan Grade 1-Grade 6
    A classroom management plan that operates under the assumption that every day is a new beginning and a new opportunity for success. Attendance, Behavior, and Completion of work are the ABCs upon which this plan is based.

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    Addressing Behavioral Addictions in Adolescents - Creating a School-wide Culture of Prevention Grade 7-Grade 12
    “What, then, is the best course of action for educators when a student is struggling with a behavioral addiction?” Wilder and Baughman describe recent research on behavioral addiction in adolescents and argue that schools should focus on prevention...

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    Aggressive Behavior Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses the problem of aggression in schools and gives some research-based points on how to target them in a school with low resources.

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    And a Child Shall Lead Them Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Isaac Zayachkowski shares his perspective on the role teachers and parents play in shaping disciplined, respectable young adults who will become future leaders. He notes that whether in the home or the classroom, training begins in early childhood and the...

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    Birth Order and Understanding Classroom Behavior Preschool-Grade 12
    How does the order we arrive in a family influence our behavior, personality and decisions? What part does it play in how our students learn? Download this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation and handout to learn why one classroom management method doesn't...

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    Brief Guide for Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Effective Anti-Bullying Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A brief outline for developing an anti-bullying program in Adventist schools based on Sulivan's six-step initiative: planning; meeting of the concerned communities; developing policies and programs; presenting a plan to the anti-bullying committee; implementing...

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    Can We Trust Our Kids? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Can students be trusted? Streifling shares results of the Honesty Test, a test he developed as a 7th and 8th grade teacher, designed to help determine if students would cheat if given the opportunity. Streifling encourages teachers to be wise when dealing...

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    Challenging and Defiant Students Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Understanding the reasons for a student's defiance is necessary to help the student. Understanding ways to meet the student's defiance is necessary to help the teacher. This article lists how teachers should talk to defiant students. It also suggests how teachers...

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    Choice Theory - An Effective Approach to Classroom Discipline and Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The ultimate objectives of classroom discipline and management systems are: (1) to create and maintain environments where learning is nurtured, valued, and efficiently implemented; and (2) to develop self-discipline and self-control in learners. To...

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    Classroom Management - A Class of Positive Behavior Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This unit is intended to help teachers apply 'best practices' discipline skills to their classroom teaching. Each lesson explains a skill used by teachers identified as effective and organized classroom managers. The skill description is followed by...

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    Classroom Management - A Personal Reflection Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The author examines classroom management and the need for teachers to develop their own management plan and style. Theory and practice, the classroom environment, classroom procedures, and action plans are all elements of a classroom management plan.

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    Classroom Management - Teacher Bulletin Volume 9 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "A classroom that is chaotic as a result of poor management not only does not enhance learning, it might even inhibit it. The creation of rules and procedures is an important aspect of classroom management. Rules identify general expectations or standards...

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    Classroom Management Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, Martha Havens provides practical tips and tools to help elementary teachers organize and manage their classrooms. View the powerpoint; download the handouts.

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    Classroom Management Presentation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation inspires the teacher to make changes in their classroom management and organization. It offers concrete, practical and applicable suggestions for immediate change. Download the presentation and handout with complex...

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    Classroom Management Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to numerous classroom management resources.

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    Classroom Rules with Recited Actions Preschool-Grade 2
    Five simple rules with actions created for reviewing daily during circle time.

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    Coping With an ADHD Child With Conduct Disorder in an Elementary Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article presents a case study of a child who had ADHD and conduct disorder in an Adventist elementary classroom. Details about methods that have been used are discussed, as well as research-based suggestions provided by a psychiatrist. These include strategies...

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    Creating the Right Environment for Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Marzano's characteristics of effective classroom management are discussed: "1) establishing and enforcing rules and procedures, 2) carrying out disciplinary action, 3) maintaining effective teacher and student relationships, and 4) maintaining an appropriate...

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    Destructive Anger Among Adolescents - Prevention and Management Strategies for Educators Grade 7-Grade 12
    This article outlines anger triggers and risk factors for excessive anger in adolescents. The authors provide classroom-based anger management approaches including strategies to prevent and contain angry outbursts, strategies for crisis intervention in small...

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    Discipline - Whose Problem is it Anyway? Preschool-Grade 8
    Discipline is everyone’s problem, beginning with the home, society, and now the school. This 2012 NAD Teacher Convention presentation discusses how to solve the discipline problem in schools and classrooms.

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    Discipline for Discipleship Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains how discipline can become discipleship by listing some guiding principles, examples, results and recommendations. It illustrates how these have been used with success at Grants Pass Seventh-day Adventist School, in Grants Pass, Oregon.

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    Discipline: A Nice, Difficult Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One underlying principle of discipline is for children to learn self-control. In order for this to occur, teachers must provide opportunities for self correction in academic and social activities. Paul Heller writes on the importance of building resilience...

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    Dr Kay Kuzma - Books, DVDs and Other Resources Preschool-Grade 8
    Parents and teachers will find practical and refreshing help in Dr Kay Kuzma's books, videos and cassettes on character development, and discipline. Titles include: Easy Obedience, Longing to be Loved, Living with God's Kids, To Understand Your Child, Working...

  • Dr. Mac's Amazing Behavior Management Advice Site Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This site offers thousands of tips on managing student behavior and directions for implementing lots of standard interventions. It also has a bulletin board on which you can post your disciplinary concerns and receive suggestions from teachers around the world....

  • Education World Preschool-Lifelong
    Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Includes a search engine for educational web sites only

  • Effective Teaching - Harry & Rosemary Wong's Teachers.Net Column Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Every month, classroom management gurus Harry & Rosemary Wong publish a new collection of classroom strategies and approaches designed to help teachers - new and seasoned - master the routine matters that can consume so much of a teacher's time."...

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    Eleven Suggestions for Improving Discipline in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The number one problem facing classrooms today is discipline. In addressing this issue, the author presents eleven suggestions, in the area of classroom management, that teachers should consider. Sub-headings include: Show Genuine Love and Concern; Help Students...

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    Foundational Principles of Effective Classroom Management Preschool-Grade 12
    Five principles of discipline are presented in this Canadian Adventist teachers presentation.

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    Gain Power by Giving it Away! Cooperative Classroom Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Having a cooperative classroom atmosphere starts at the beginning of the school year. Involve students in writing classroom rules. Let them become involved with "town meetings" to discuss and evaluate how things are going in the classroom. Teach...

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    Guidance Techniques That Work 0-2 years-Grade 4
    Adapted from a Texas Childcare Quarterly article, this article outlines techniques that help a teacher distract and redirect children so children are more likely to make good decisions about how to act in certain situations.

  • Harry Wong Publications Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Wong's publications that help teachers become more effective include: The First Days of School, The Effective Teacher, How to Improve Student Achievement, New Teacher Induction: How to Train, Support and Retain New Teachers, I Choose to CARE, That Noble Title...

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    Helping Students Become Successful Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Tony Reeves encourages teachers to show students that there are better ways to be successful, and that acting out and being the class clown is not one of them. Reeves notes that most people need boundaries and there are certain rules that all classrooms must...

  • Home School Behavior Checklist Preschool-Grade 8
    This template was modified and adapted for use with Microsoft Word from http://www.ldonline.com/article.php?id=908&loc=102. Instructions: 1. Save the template to your...

  • Honor Level System: Discipline by Design Grade 7-Grade 12
    Looking for a discipline system that works? Learn about Budd Churchward's Honor Level System: Discipline by Design. Other helpful online articles include: 11 Techniques for Better Classroom Discipline, Discipline Techniques that Backfire, Four Stages of Discipline,...

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    How to Develop Violence Prevention and Character-Intervention Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Character education, when integrated into the classroom management plan, encourages acceptable behavior such as demonstrating social skills, self control, sharing, and cooperation. Topics discussed include: The Importance of Character Development; Is Violent...

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    I Am Going to Video You! Behavioural Management in Early Childhood Settings 0-2 years-Grade 3
    This TEACH Journal article lays out excellent discipline strategies for early childhood education teachers.

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    Impression or Perception? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    There is often a reason for classroom misbehavior, however sometimes a teacher's patience is taxed under the pressure of handling the situation, and determining why a student is misbehaving is the last concern. Mary Wong discusses the importance of not jumping...

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    In Control or Being Controlled? Perspectives on Redemptive Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What types of discipline are redemptive? A redemptive philosophy includes the principles of unconditional love, the importance of people, respect for others, and loyalty and submission to God's will. Students should be gently guided take responsibility for...

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    Institutional Grace - An Oxymoron? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Gordon Bietz asks the question "Is it possible to communicate a loving, warm, accepting God in an institutional setting?" as he addresses the issue of institutional grace. This article shares insights on the laws of grace in the early Christian church,...

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    Intervening to Help Children with Behavioral and Emotional Problems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gabriel and Gregory list characteristics of emotional and behavioral disorders, five dimensions that may help teachers identify and describe student behavior (rate or frequency, duration, topography, latency and magnitude), outline steps to determine appropriate...

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    Introduction to Restorative Justice in Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Provided by a 2018 NAD convention workshop presenter, this list of resources will get you started on learning about Restorative Justice.

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    JAE Editorial: Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This editorial supports the view that discipline is often more easily attained through a proactive rather than a reactive approach. If students are actively involved with a variety of learning activities, and the teacher demonstrates trust in the students,...

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    JAE Editorial: Meeting Students Where They Are Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This editorial introduces a special edition focusing on discipline and classroom management. Articles in this issue include: Trial or Trail: The Path to Redemptive...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers - December 1990 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Average Teacher Work Week; What Teachers Do All Week; Teachers Rate Problems in SDA Schools; Violence in Schools; Teachers...

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    Kids Really Need Recess! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Students sometimes miss recess because of uncompleted assignments, discipline, or failure to complete a required task. Rita Henriquez Roark discusses the value of recess from the perspective of body, mind, and spirit. A distinction is made between recess and...

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    Learning - With Love Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The story of how a teacher used love to help a student both inside and outside the classroom. Love is the foundation of true education, according to Ellen G. White.

  • Love and Logic 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Kids don't come with an owner's manual... But I found one, it's Love and Logic. Great resources on this website for teachers, parents and child development classes. Love and Logic theory and techniques are built on the idea that success for children...

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    Loving the Unlovely - Teachers Share Their Response Preschool-Tertiary
    Three teachers share their reflections on how to relate to students whose beliefs, attitudes, remarks, thinking, or even appearance may disrupt class harmony. Whether the student is misbehaving or simply doesn't fit in with the others, it is important for...

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    Models of Classroom Discipline: An Overview Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article provides a helpful overview of the several discipline models from which a teacher can choose. The environmental model looks at the physical arrangement and structure of the room. The personal model emphasizes recognizing feelings and values of...

  • Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Preschool-Grade 12
    Access positive discipline resources through the TA Center, "established by the Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining...

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    Practical Guidelines for Classroom Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses six guidelines for classroom discipline: 1) knowing the purpose of discipline; 2) making the connection between instruction and behavior; 3) developing a repertoire of models; 4) teaching social skills; 5) planning the first two weeks...

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    Preventing Misbehavior by Helping Students Achieve Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Very often, students who misbehave in class do so because they aren't working at grade level and are too frustrated to try. Teachers should strive to enhance student achievement by making sure the material is presented in an understandable form. Teachers should...

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    Procedures: Making Students Responsible Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roxanne McPherson discusses the role of the teacher in ensuring that classroom expectations are clearly outlined, and that students are given a sense of partnership and responsibility in monitoring their own behavior.

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    Redemptive Discipline - Moving Beyond Punishment to Potential Preschool-Grade 12
    This 2015 SDACC Teachers' Convention presentation is based on William Glasser's Choice Theory.

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    Redemptive Discipline for Children and Adults Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about the role of redemptive discipline for children and adults in this questions and answer style devotional.

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    Relationship of caning to internal-external locus of control among selected African secondary and college students Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Harsh punishment has been recognized as an antecedent of external locus of control. External locus of control has been associated with negative aspects of academic and social development. Educators in Africa need to know if caning is associated...

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    Riding Herd - Developing Character by Allowing Choices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jerry Thomas discusses the relationship between decision making and character development. In an educational setting, guiding young people to make appropriate choices without controlling their lives takes policies that encourage choices, modeling, and discipline....

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    Seating Arrangements for Better Classroom Management Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Seating and desk arrangements significantly influence classroom climate. Discussed are issues to consider when developing seating arrangements, such as teaching style and philosophy. Floor space, classroom traffic patterns, and instructional methodology--such...

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    Six Simple Rules Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Pat Cove notes that acceptable classroom management is not an accident. She shares six simple strategies that can help create a cooperative, non-combative classroom.

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    So What's a Principal to Do? Thoughts on How to Help Teachers With Classroom Management and Discipline Problems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors clarify some important issues involved in classroom discipline and management in a Christian school. A case study illustrates what a principal should do to help a teacher with classroom discipline and management.

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    Strategies for the Christian Teacher - Moral Development and Student Behavior Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Using Kohlberg's levels of moral reasoning, the author points to different aspects of student development. Students in Adventist schools need to be developing to the highest level of moral development and behavior. The author lists strategies which can be...

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    Teacher Bulletin Tips - Volume 3 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Articles about pitfalls teachers must avoid when dealing with parents, how to communicate with students, disruptive behavior, and how to start your year in balance and stay that way all year long. The titles are: Teacher Tune Up Talk in the Classroom I...

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    Teaching Ideas That Work! Grade 9-Grade 12
    Poor classroom participation from teenagers may reflect more on the teacher than the students. Teachers who show a personal interest in their students and allow themselves to be vulnerable are more likely to reach their students than those who criticize or...

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    The Better Plan - Exemplary Schools From an Unlikely Duo Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roy shares his study comparing the ideas of Ellen G White to those of William Glasser regarding education. He shows the similarities between Glasser's Choice Theory and Ellen White's philosophy of education, both emphasizing the important of freedom of choice,...

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    The Day Bruce Threw a Chair - Perspectives on Classroom Management and Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this article, the authors discuss classroom management and classroom discipline, who is ultimately responsible for learning, and social-emotional learning.

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    The Role of Restorative Justice in Peace Education Grade 9-Lifelong
    "With its roots in biblical religion and focus on community responsibility, restorative justice provides ways of understanding and practicing justice that are different from traditional approaches, which focus on punishment. Restorative justice and restorative...

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    The Young Peacemaker Grade 3-Grade 7
    Help your students develop conflict resolution skills using the excellent Young Peacemaker series. A parent/teacher manual, 12 student booklets and colorful chart can be ordered online, along with many other useful resources.

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    Tips - Dealing with Disruptions in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article offers a discipline plan to deal with disruptions in the classroom.

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    Training Young Peacemakers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Peacemaking is an essential life skill for students of all ages. Marilyn Fargo addresses how teachers can integrate this important social skill into every aspect of the curriculum by sharing how she successfully implements concepts from The Young Peacemaker,...

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    Trial or Trail? The Path to Redemptive Discipline Kindergarten-Grade 12
    We encounter a variety of challenges along many of life's paths. Whether or not we reach our destination may be determined by the way in which we view these trials. One of the most difficult of all the paths of experience seems to be that of discipline. This...

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    Verbal Routines Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Research shows that verbal routines are effective classroom discipline practices. Presented in this article are several simple, yet effective, verbal routines in which a teacher consistently uses the same or similar words in a given situation to deal with...

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    WAD: Discipline, The Acid Test Preschool-Grade 12
    The acid test of a Christian school or college is its approach to discipline. Various principles are presented. The administration of discipline involves the integration of moral truth with outward act. Also available in French: La...

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    We're Hurting Our Kids by Robbing Them of Responsibility for Their Actions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article encourages those in authority to take responsibility and encourage accountability and discipline when needed.

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    What Are We Going to do With That Child? Allergies and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Environmental factors that influence children's disruptive behavior, aggression, hyperactivity, and learning problems. How food and seasonal allergies affects behavior and success at school. Advice for the teacher, ways to eliminate classroom allergens, structuring...

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    What Would Jesus Do? – Mercy, Grace and Accountability Kindergarten-Tertiary
    A principal reflects on being asked this question by an angry parent who disagreed with a decision being made. Accountability is an aspect of God's character that people sometimes forget to consider.

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    Why All Those Rules? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A basic premise of this article is that discipline is an integral part of the school's ministry to its students. The Adventist school must find a balance between supporting a “grace orientation” and implementing a common-sense approach that is...

  • Why Do They Act That Way? Grade 8-Grade 12
    Walsh explains exactly what happens to the human brain on the path from childhood into adolescence and adulthood. Revealing the latest scientific findings, he shows why moodiness, quickness to anger and to take risks, miscommunication, fatigue, territoriality,...

  • Without Spanking or Spoiling Preschool-Grade 4
    Easy-to-read book full of helpful, practical ideas to reduce parent-child conflict. Written as a workbook to refer to again and again, it explains why scolding and spanking may increase the behavior you want to decrease; offers ways to substitute an acceptable...

  • You Can Handle Them All Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Master Teacher's online resource for managing student behavior - adapted from the bestselling You Can Handle Them All book. It is a discipline model for handling over 100 different misbehaviors at school or home. This site shares a step-by-step...