Standards for Student Behavior


Preventative measures that reduce the potential of conflict and that support student safety


          Preventative strategies for misbehavior include the three C’s


1)     Capable – students must feel capable by focusing on success and making it acceptable to make mistakes.

2)     Connections – help students make connections with peers and teachers by appreciating their accomplishments, affirm student’s positive traits, and show genuine displays of affection.

3)     Contribute – encourage students to contribute to their classroom, school and local community.



Strategies for Social Development and Group Responsibilities


-                     Treatment of students – show students each and every one is a valued member of the class

-                     Trust and Responsibility – use mistakes as an excellent opportunity for learning.  Give students responsibility to make decisions

-                     Communication –Always speak respectfully; don’t preach to students or use sarcasm.

-                     Instruction – make instructional activities as interesting and worthwhile as possible.

-                     Teacher Personality – Present yourself as enthusiastic, energetic, and eager

-                     Class Agreements – Involve students in making class agreements about instruction and behavior.