Building Cathedrals in the Midst of Hurricanes
The author challenges Adventist educators to invest time and resources to create a system where commitment to excellence means raising all the bars for their students - spirituality, emotional health, social interaction, life skills, recreation and problem...
Choice Theory - An Effective Approach to Classroom Discipline and Management
"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
Choice Theory in the Classroom
The author discusses Choice Theory and how he uses it in his classroom. Intentional friendships and relevant curriculum are two ingredients that contribute to a non-coercive structure, which is vital to an effective school. The six basic needs, the J-O-Y principle,...
Confessions of a Recovering External Control Freak
An Adventist teacher outlines her personal journey to internal control using Glasser's Choice Theory. She shares practical steps to being an authentic, caring Christian in personal and professional life.
How Choice Theory Changed my Life - A Personal Reflection
Escobar describes his experience in training and implementing Choice Theory, while sharing basic concepts and how these support the Adventist philosophy of education.
Student Needs Survey - A comparison of student responses
Grade 3-Grade 8
This research explores the connection between the Adventist education philosophy and William Glasser's choice theory. The Student Needs Survey (SNS) was administered to 350 students in third through eighth grades comprising three groups: those attending Adventist...
Teacher Evaluation From a Choice Theory Perspective
This article discusses prevalent teacher evaluation models (formative clinical supervision, and summative performance evaluation), both based on a top-down or boss-management, which ignore the most important points of an effective evaluation process, the recipient's...
The Better Plan - Exemplary Schools From an Unlikely Duo
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,...
The Glasser Quality School - A Combination of Choice Theory and the Competence-based Curriculum
In this JAE article, renowned psychiatrist and educational consultant Glasser introduces Choice Theory. For more information consult:
1. His website, www.wglasser.com
2. His book, Every...