discipline problems can be a roadblock to effective teaching and
learning. In order to provide your child with the learning
environment he/she deserves, discipline problems must be kept to a
Behavior management in our classroom is a
cooperative approach. Teamwork between the student and
teacher is important in making good behavior decisions. In
managing behavior, it is important to recognize the misbehavior,
discuss a plan of action, and model positive behavior for future
success. I also encourage students to write letters to mom
and dad about the misbehavior and the action plan they have
decided on. Through this approach, students take ownership
of their behavior and mom and dad remain informed.
The goal during third grade is to
provide opportunities for children to take ownership of their
academic career as well as their behavior. Rules and
procedures are in place to provide students with a consistent
marker for success. Please take a few minutes to view the
Rules and Procedures slideshow. This slideshow is presented
to students on the first day of school and it is always a good
idea to review expectations throughout the year. A
link to the Parent Folder has also been added for your
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