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Re: Attention getters and discipline ideas -RANT


Date: Mon Oct 13 2003 - 07:09:52 PDT

In a message dated 10/13/2003 6:05:37 AM Pacific Standard Time, writes:
I have a first grade class this year that talks, whines, fights and complains
all the time. So about three weeks ago I started a routine
I have a second grade that does this. I think I'll try it, but last week I
had them put their heads down and two children continued to talk, no matter
what. I haven't the room to separate them. This class hasn't had a chance: a sub
since September that has them stay in for recess, quiet, for punishment. Of
course art is at the end of a day and recess is just before art. I see the
children as bright, eager learners, but the behaviour is out of control. I feel as
if I've never been in the classroom.

Off to OT for my hand, which doesn't seem to be healing the way it's supposed

Leslie in Framingham, MA