Presentation on theme: "THE “HEART” OF DISCIPLINE"— Presentation transcript:
1THE “HEART” OF DISCIPLINE Sharon Flynn-John Kenny-Assistant PrincipalsH. Frank Carey High SchoolFranklin Square, NY
2“When you turn over rocks and look at all the squiggly things underneath, you can either put down the rock, or you can say, ‘My job is to turn over rocks and look at the squiggly things,’ even if what you see can scare the hell out of you.”- Fred Purdue, Pitney Bowes Executiveexcerpt from Good to Great by Jim Collins
11Change the mindset. Change the culture. Share a vision. Bag of TricksFind ways to motivate, inspire, “light a fire”Set the table for positivismExample: “What I Learned from Ronald Reagan”M IO NT SI PV IA RT EE“Whatever It Takes…”
12Would you (feel, treat, react, think) differently if you knew…? Staff Development“The X Files”Would you (feel, treat, react, think) differently if you knew…?“Touch the Heart, Then Teach the Child.”
13Whose children are these? Whose children are these, who daily walk through the front doors of our school?Ours, Mine, Theirs
17What if he was yours?… TEST GRADES: 92, 84, 0, 79 QUIZ GRADES: 0, 0, 90, 0, 86Homework Missing: 9Absent Excused: 3Absent Unexcused: 14MP1 Report Card Grade: 50Comments on Report Card:- Well Mannered and Respectful- Frequently Absent from Class-Absences/Cuts Impacting Grades- Parent Conference Requested
18In case you were wondering… - Psychology Award- Chemistry Award- PRIDE Award
19So… What have you learned from Peter? What message was he trying to convey to you (or anyone who would listen)?
20“There was no single defining action, no grand program, no one killer innovation, no solitary lucky break, no miracle moment. Rather, the process resembled relentlessly pushing a giant heavy flywheel in one direction, turn by turn, building momentum until a point of breakthrough, and beyond.”- Jim Collins, Good to Great
21BibliographyCollins, James C. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap--and OthersDon't. New York, NY: Harper Business, Print.Frost, Robert, and Louis Untermeyer. The Road Not Taken; an Introduction toRobert Frost. New York: Holt, Print.McCourt, Frank. Teacher Man: A Memoir. New York: Scribner, Print.Robinson, Peter. How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life. New York: Regan, 2003.Print.Whitaker, Todd. What Great Teachers Do Differently: Fourteen Things That MatterMost. Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education, Print.