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Re: Noise Level: Flipping lights caution


From: Trish Gorman (TrishGorman_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Feb 10 2002 - 05:39:08 PST

FWIW-I just learned in my SPED course that you can send a child with epilepsy into a seizure doing that. They recommended only flipping them one time.

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From: Lori Graham
Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 8:13 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: Noise Level and Regaining Control

A nifty way to gain control when they are out of control with talking and
being noisy: flip the lights off and on to get their attention. Works with
college kids!

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From: <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2002 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: Noise Level and Regaining Control

> In a message dated 2/9/02 11:24:41 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> writes:
> << I'm sounding like an authority on the subject, but believe me, I deal
> with 36 teenagers per class in Art 1 public school classes every day. It
> ain't easy.
> Today's art classrooms have kids who are getting no direction at
> Parents are too busy working to make mortgage and SUV payments.
> Hope this helps, >>
> Dennis...Thank you so much for your email. It helps to know that although
> totally frustrating as it may be, I'm probably doing as much as possible
> control the situation. I'm sorry that we share our experiences but it
> help to know I'm not alone. Thanks, Eileen
> ---