Occasionally a thread of discussion is behavior problems etc - I have to
tell you - I know what it can be like through limited experience - but I
teach in such an unreal environment... what discipline problems do I have?
"We don't say shut up or stupid to each other"....
but I really liked this issue of ENC focus by the Eisenhower National
Clearinghouse - the focus was on urban education.... the article about the
'hidden rules of the middle class' was helpful...
Understanding and Working with Students and Adults from Poverty by Ruby
Payne, Baytown, Texas
The hidden rules of the middle class govern schools and work; students from
generational poverty come with a completely different set of hidden rules.
Wonderful article for anyone - check out the chart for hidden rules - a link
through the on-line article...