9/27/14, Steve wrote:
> 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
> time I see someone rolling their eyes at me, we are missing 3
> minutes of recess.
> Wow! I just heard someone say 'no.' Yes we are going to our
> seats to practice our printing. And the person who said 'no'
> (and I know who it was) is going to miss the first 5 minutes
> of center time. I am the teacher and i plan lots of fun things
> for our class, but there is some hard work that's not quite as
> much fun, but we still have to do it. It is not OK to say 'no',
> you go it?
> On 9/27/14, Becky wrote:
>> 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!