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Just wondering if any of you have noticed a change in your students overall this year (or even the past couple years) in regards to disrespect. I have a class full of 5 year-olds who think they are 15. They groan and roll their eyes at me, they tell me no, they are demanding. I am wondering if it is a fluke or if it is a sign of the times? I'm afraid it is a sign of the times, and it is really sad when you have a class full of young children who should enjoy singing, being silly, reading picture books, and learning! It is making for a not very fun year! Any tips or ideas would be great!
  • Steve I don't want to be disrespectful, or make it sound easy, but teach them how to behave. "Oh-oh, I just saw someone rolling their eyes at me. That is being disrespectful, and we are not going to roll our eyes in our classroom. The next ...See More
    Sep 27, 2014
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  • jacque/Wa/K-1/nbct 2006 Iagree, you have to nip these things in the bud right off the bat...they don't know that these things are rude---just look at the movies where the kids are all smarter than the adults..... You can still be nice, but firm about what is expect...See More
    Sep 29, 2014
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