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On Sun, 22 Feb 1998 EVasso wrote:
> San D writes:
> <<I couldn't maintain a point
> system or rule system for punishment, it would only add to the mountains
> of other systems I am obliged to do already...>>
> This is what drives me crazy: Each classroom teacher has their own behavior
> mod system: smiley face stickers, behavior self-assessment books, loss of
> recess time, loss of holiday parties, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Each one
> wants me to participate in their goofy system. I would need a spread sheet
> just to keep track of all the nutsy behavior modification systems these folks
> have come up with and that they want me to participate in. Of course, do they
> bother to discuss with me if I even buy into this nonsense? And this junk is
> on the rise: "Rules and consequences," point systems, punishments, rewards,
> ribbons, candy, buttons, pretzels, "good behavior sticks" (this one is really
> bizarre), chocolate covered pretzels, awards...arghhhh!