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.