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.
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
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...
Relationship of caning to internal-external locus of control among selected African secondary and college students
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...
Riding Herd - Developing Character by Allowing Choices
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....
School and the Law - Common Legal Issues for Private School Administrators and Teachers
This TEACH journal article discusses the issues involved in suspending students, suggesting use of the school handbook and respectful communication prior to suspending with the student and his/her family.