3How to Have an Effective Discipline Plan “If you do not have a plan, then you are planning to fail.”
4Two Types of Teachers Proactive Reactive Effective Teacher Ineffective Teacher
5What does an effective discipline plan consist of?
6Discipline Plans There are three types of discipline plans. Teacher is in ChargeTeacher directed, students offered no choicesBoth Student and Teacher are in ChargeTeacher asks questions, discusses, and solves problems with student.Student in ChargeStudent-centered, student has many choices
7Rules Rules are used to set limits. There are two kinds or rules—general and specific.General – “Respect others.”Specific – “Hands, feet, and objects to yourself.”
8Consequences A consequence is the result of a person’s chosen action. There are two kinds of consequences—rewards and penalties.Reward – “30 Minute Free Time”Penalty – “Time Out/ Power Center”
9DiscussionWhat are some ways to reward students without resorting to snacks or treats?
10The number one problem in the classroom is not discipline; it is the lack of procedures and routines.
11What’s the Difference? DISCIPLINE concerns how students BEHAVE. PROCEDURES concern how things ARE DONE.Discipline HAS penalties and rewards.Procedures DO NOT HAVE penalties or rewards.
12Why do we need procedures? Procedures are importance in society so that people can function in an acceptable and organized manner.AirplaneElevatorWeddingsChurch
13Procedures are Part of School Life Procedures produce permanent behavior changes.There are three steps to teach proceduresStep 1: ExplainStep 2: RehearseStep 3: Reinforce
14Examples of Procedures Entering the classroomAsking a questionSharpening a pencilTuring in papersChanging groupsWhen you need a pencil or paperCafeteriaEnd of Class/Dismissal
15Don’t be afraid to sound like a broken record! REHEARSE, REHEARSE, REHEARSE!Repetition is key to successful classroom management.