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[teacherartexchange] suggestion: our other list


From: Judith Stenger (mammamia2_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Jul 07 2005 - 10:22:43 PDT

For those who remember when Getty was down, we have an alternate
list. Sorry, newbies, but I can't post the address here. I suggest
we all go back to the other list for awhile.
Judy S
On Jul 7, 2005, at 12:44 PM, Jayna Huffines wrote:

> I went ahead and unsubscribed- it is absolutely ridiculous. Our
> whole listserv has been tainted now, so the getty will probably
> shut it down and restart later. It's a shame.
> wrote:
> How do I block these two people (or very likely the same person).
> If I hit ignore, will it ignore any future emails from them?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: The Hammond Family <>
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
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> Sent: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 08:13:06 -0400
> Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] When is it time to be "Mrs. Not
> Nice"
> I think we have another "troll" ----- Original Message ----- From:
> <> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
> <> Sent: Thursday, July 07,
> 2005 7:45 AM Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] When is it time to
> be "Mrs. Not Nice" I don't know what state you are in, but if we
> dump anything on a student for misbehavior, that is a lawsuit
> waiting to happen!! vicki in tn -----Original Message----- From:
> Jacqueline Sprat <> To:
> TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> <> Sent: Thu, 07 Jul 2005
> 03:52:09 -0700 Subject: RE: [teacherartexchange] When is it time to
> be "Mrs. Not Nice" That is a very interesting question. I have
> found that the best way to handle an entire class of disruptive
> students is to first identify the ringleader. There is always one
> student who is in the center of the disruptions and who encourages
> the others to act up. Once you identify the ringleader, simply
> empty a glass of ice water onto this students head in full view of
> the other students. This will humilate the ringleader and he will
> lose the support of his followers. The other students will then
> fall in line for fear that they will get a glass of ice water
> poured on them next. I understand that this is an extreme measure,
> but I find it quite effective. If you don't want to use ice water
> out of safety concerns, you could substitute sand. >From: "C
> Kerch" <> >Reply-To: "TeacherArtExchange
> Discussion Group" ><> >To:
> "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
> ><> >Subject:
> [teacherartexchange] When is it time to be "Mrs. Not Nice" >Date:
> Thu, 07 Jul 2005 00:40:37 -1000 > >Here's a question for my
> fellow art teachers. I've just been told that I >need to stop being
> so nice to my students and that I need to be stricter. >The
> "suggestion" comes on the heels of my awful year with my 5th
> graders. >This class was the largest I've had for Art and the most
> disruptive. I >tried every strategy in the book to get these guys
> under control and for a >while each technique would work or last
> for approximately a week before >they became disruptive again. I've
> drawn out contracts, flashed the >lights, blown the whistle,
> clapped my hands, held my hand up with my index >finger to my
> mouth, wrote A R T on the board and erased it for each >disruption,
> wrote behavior conduct slips, had the VP come to my room to
> >monitor then admonish the kids, and I've put students in time out
> or >penalty box. Nothing worked with these guys... seriously,
> nothing. All my >other classes were perfect and discipline problems
> were nil but this 5th >grade class was horrible and I was warned by
> the 4th Grade teachers who had >them last year that they were a bad
> group of kids. So, now I'm being >forewarned that I may have some
> of these little troublemakers back for art >this fall as 6th
> graders and that I need to set the LAW DOWN the first day >followed
> by constantly writing these kids up and above all, I'm told to
> >stop being sooo nice. So, exactly when is it time to be Mrs. Not
> Nice and >when do I go back to my usual self? I've tried being the
> mean it doesn't >work for these guys because they know that after a
> few weeks of being good >I'll be nice again. > >I love all the
> posts on discipline and how to handle disruptive behavior >BUT what
> do you do when it's an entire class of 25 students? > >
> >Mahalo, >Cathy > > > >--- >To unsubscribe go to >http://
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