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Re: Rules and Expectations

From: Felsecker (felsecker)
Date: Tue Aug 15 2000 - 21:19:32 PDT

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    Thank you for your reply. She did buy the Harry Wong book and has been
    reading it for the last three days...I took a look and it contains some
    great suggestions but I was curious to discover what some of you (teaching
    in the jr. high grades), had to say. I really appreciate your thoughts and
    Barb F.
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    From: <VanGghsEar>
    To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet>
    Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2000 8:28 PM
    Subject: Re: Rules and Expectations

    > I just came from a day of meetings and 6th grade orientation, forgive
    > if I am repeating myself...."The First Days of School" by Harry Wong will
    > really help. It has great organizers, suggestions for rules and a lot of
    > other tips. I think she will get a tremendous amount out of it. As far as
    > rules go I have the following:
    > Be trustworthy, Be truthful, Be a listener, Be Respectful and Be Your
    > These are considered general rules. A first year teacher may feel more
    > comfortable with more specific rules. But you have to have a set YOU can
    > with. The Wong book really helped me my first year out. One of the things
    > uses I use is "In Five". Some may say well that is too elementary for my
    > kids ...I teach 6, 7, 8 and they do not mind at all...I used it in High
    > school....and I explain there are times where there is so much action in
    > art class that I might need everyones attention and this saves my lungs. I
    > get going, they get going and so they know I am talking to everyone...not
    > just Johnny on the wheel I use the "In Five"
    > Just a few thoughts
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